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Climate Change | 15 February 2017

The role of civil society in the Green Climate Fund

The physical participation of civil society in Board meetings is vital. They ensure the Fund takes into account the voices of the communities directly affected by or benefitting from the financing.read more

Capacity Building, Climate Change | 3 February 2017

Why Chile is burning and what we can do about it

The risk of the current fires was latent. More should have been done to prevent them, and to have been better prepared to face them.read more

Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 27 December 2016

2016: 6 reasons to maintain hope for the environment

By Laura Yaniz 2016 was not an easy year. It was especially trying for the fight to protect the environment in Latin America. The loss of brave...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 13 December 2016

Clear accounting for dams and climate change

By Astrid Puentes Riaño (column originally published in El País ) “Our climate is warming at an alarming, unprecedented rate and we have an urgent...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change | 5 December 2016

Letter to Green Climate Fund Board: Improve Decision Making

Letter signed by 70 international civil society organizations: As members of civil society following the Green Climate Fund (GCF), we are writing to...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change | 29 November 2016

Climate finance advances, but lacks ambition

The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) was held in Morocco from November 7-18, 2016...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 9 November 2016

Now, more than ever, it’s time to work for our planet

We have a historic responsibility to demonstrate leadership, to find peaceful solutions, and to ensure a brighter future for present and future generations.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 4 November 2016

The fight against climate change: Time to turn promises into action

The Paris Agreement on climate change entered into force today. Nations must now implement the commitments that made this global consensus possible,...read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change | 23 October 2016

The Green Climate Fund: Summary of Decisions of the Board of Directors

This report offers an overview of the development, evolution and current state of the Green Climate Fund. It includes a summary of the decisions made...read more

Climate Change | 5 October 2016

New study confirms large dams to be a principle source of greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers from the Washington State University found that the world’s reservoirs generate 1.3 percent of all greenhouse gases produced by humankind.read more

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