On February 4, 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement was signed by each of 12 participating countries. This 6000-page monstrosity of intentionally inaccessible doublespeak is set to impact over 800 million people and 40% of the world’s GDP upon ratification. Created over 7 years in legally mandated secrecy it […]Read more ›
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Chattanooga, Tenn. – President Obama doubled down Tuesday on his claim that the Keystone XL oil pipeline would create just a handful of jobs, despite being hammered by Republicans and fact-checkers alike for the claim. The president addressed Keystone during a speech in Chattanooga, Tenn., as he challenged Republicans to […]Read more ›
Songdo, South Korea – This week, the governing Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea. Though the Board has met three times previously, and the Transitional Committee that designed the Fund’s governing instrument met four times in 2011, there are […]Read more ›
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday invoked his executive authority to undertake a slew of measures aimed at curbing climate change and preparing America for its costly impacts. The speech was hailed by environmentalists who’ve seen their policy priorities largely ignored since the president promised to address climate change […]Read more ›