TI’s Global Corruption Report: Climate Change warned that complex mechanisms for incentivizing cuts in carbon emissions need to be governed properly to be effective. Krina Despota, contributing editor to the report, explains that this involves proving that carbon offsets represent real emissions reductions. The challenge of limiting global warming to within two degrees Celsius will […]
Last month, Transparency International’s Global Corruption Report tackled the issue of climate change. At TI’s International Anti-Corruption Conference in Bangkok last November, TI talked about the importance of climate governance to Iruthisham Adam, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations Offices at Geneva and WTO TI: What challenges do you see in reaching […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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=”/transparency.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/CDMWatch_PodcastMarch20111.mp3″ title=”CDMWatch_PodcastMarch2011″]
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.
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 […]
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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