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Hungary: Minimizing Wasted Energies

One of the articles in TI’s Global Corruption Report: Climate Change focused on lacking transparency in Hungarian policies on carbon trading. In this post, Ada Amon, director of Hungarian climate policy think tank ENERGIAKLUB reacts to that article and discusses heavily lobbied sectors can be made more accountable. Good governance is a common good, and […]

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Corruption blocks solar Sahara project

This post, by Nadejda Komendantova, Anthony Patt and Stefan Pfenninger of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, develops an article published in TI’s recently published climate change corruption report, which was written before the Arab Spring. Renewable energy sources in North Africa could contribute significantly to our energy needs, but as recent events in […]

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Far from the cutting edge: Public participation in the UN climate change talks

Gareth Sweeney, chief editor of TI’s Global Corruption Report, talks about what to expect from the upcoming climate talks in Bonn and where the discussion needs to go The Global Corruption Report: Climate Change positions access to information and direct public participation in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) processes as essential elements […]

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Podcast: Is cap-and-trade working?

Eva Filzmoser coordinates CDM Watch, which monitors the work of the CDM and serves as an independent advocate for its reform. She talked to TI about the challenges governance and corruption pose to the CDM and how NGOs are calling for more accountability. [zanmantou type=”audio” file=”http://blog.transparency.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/CDMWatch_PodcastMarch20111.mp3″ title=”CDMWatch_PodcastMarch2011″]

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TI Chair Huguette Labelle interview on Bangladeshi TV

TI Chair Huguette Labelle was in Bangladesh last week to launch the Global Corruption Report: Climate Change. Here is her interview with Mahfuz Anam, Editor of the Daily Star on Channel i.

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Addressing corruption risks in climate change mitigation and food assistance programmes – TI Kenya

by Nicolas Seris, Humanitarian Aid programme coordinator, Transparency International Kenya. Yesterday Roslyn wrote about climate change and natural disasters. This is particularly relevant in Kenya, where Transparency International Kenya and World Vision International hosted the regional launch of the TI Pocket Guide of Good Practices for Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Operations on April 14, 2011 […]

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Climate change will increase corruption risks in humanitarian aid

By Roslyn Hees, Senior Advisor, Transparency International Secretariat Climate change will increase emergency response requirements through both higher frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters, which account for 90% of natural disasters. By 2014, 375 million could be affected by climate-related disasters every year, triple the average number in1980.

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Financial transparency and climate finance

Robin Hodess, Knowledge & Research Director at Transparency International, draws the dots between financial transparency and climate change This year’s Transparency International Global Corruption Report, launched this week in Dhaka, Bangladesh, tackles corruption and climate change. The message? Without better governance, climate change measures could go awry. The risk is corruption. The result could be […]

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Why forests need transparency

The climate change report TI issued this week had a whole section on forest governance. Manoj Nadkarni, manager of TI’s Forest Governance Integrity Programme explains why. Recently, I’ve been getting a few inquiries about whether we at the Forest Goverance Integrity Programme have an ‘official’ view on the whole concept of the UN’s REDD programme: […]

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Climate change: What’s development got to do with it?

This article is written by Rebecca Dobson, one of the contributors to TI’s Global Corruption Report: Climate Change, launched on 30 April 2011. As the Global Corruption Report on climate governance is launched this week, Transparency International is making a bold statement on the need for good governance to meet the challenges of climate change. […]

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