ECOLOGICAL DEBT, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & CLIMATE CHANGE
The ADC campaign puts a spotlight on private companies that invest in coal and fossil fuels, and the banks and financial institutions that fund them despite calls for keeping the Earth’s temperature at livable levels. We call on companies that continue to invest in dirty energy to make a #TotalCoalExitNow.
In Asia, agriculture remains the main form of productive economic activity, relied upon for livelihoods by an estimated 2.2 billion people. The sector continues to serve as a major source of food and feed crops, not only in countries across Asia but the whole world.
The review compares the initial climate action pledges, called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, of countries to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to their actual fair share of climate action.
Based on Asian Conference on Energy and Asian Climate Justice Assembly Discussions
The World Bank Group’s Carbon Projects in the Asia-Pacific Region (1949-2010)
The World Bank further elbowed its way into the climate change negotiations and infrastructure when in 2010, the 16th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invited the World Bank to serve as the interim trustee of its Green Climate Fund, the operating entity that will manage the financial mechanisms of the Convention.