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Cap and Dividend or Cap and Divide?

As the battle over a „cap-and-trade“ bill in the U.S. Senate went from hot to dead-cold after Dems showed signs of putting politics over policy and fencesitting Republican Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) left John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Liebermann (I-Conn.) alone with their „American Power Act“, a new sign of hope where one could go emerged. […]

Glaciers in the Himalaya and why they are so valuable

While climate-deniers and other „free thinkers“ still debate the lack of professionality of the IPCC concerning the two sentences on the glacier melting-process inthe Himalaya (remind: the IPCC took just one source which was unsure after all while most of the other stuff in the IPCC-report AR4 s verified by several hundreds of scientists), the […]

Kenyan Young Greens Meet Worldbank

See their report KYG – WB Envt Strategy – 2010.

Nestle versus the World

The gen-food giant Nestlé has forced Greenpeace to take down a video campaigning against it on the grounds of Nestlé using palm oil. Here you can see the video! Have a break? from Greenpeace UK on Vimeo.

Amazing Picturs from China – about Pollution

I would like to share with you all the following link which brings us to an overview of pictures form Lu Guang. I am not posting this to give a bad impression on China, its people or landscape. Pictures like those were made all over the world by artistic photographers as there is much pollution […]

New Websit of GYG!

Hello, the GYG have a new website, check it out! www.globalyounggreens.org

The Robin Hood Tax

Is it really that easy? Yes it is! But if a push for the „tobin tax“ fails, it could ultimately show us how fucked up humankind is. I have still (a little bit of) hope. Please sign and share this! THE ROBIN HOOD TAX. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYtNwmXKIvM&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

New Video from OXFAM and HBF

The NGO Oxfam and the German Institute and Green Think-Tank Heinrich Böll Foundation have made a new video which I strongly recommend to all of you. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/ltOERgbZXB0]

Frank Habineza and the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda under fire

I am sad to write, that our friends form the Greens in Rwanda, headed by Global Greens Coordination member, motor of the African Greens and friend of the Global Young Greens – Frank Habineza – are still being persecuted from a government that fears electoral competition. Please read the letter below. On Fri, Feb 5, […]

SDRs from the IMF for Climate Financing?

Please take note of this insightful blog from Liane, co-head of the Washington office of the hbf. The IMFs Sales Pitch for Climate SDRs Published on 05.02.2010 by Liane Schalatek In the past, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has often been accussed of “mission grab” –its attempt to gain legitimacy, relevance and more international power […]