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NGOs Oppose World Bank Management of Climate Funds

Article: NGOs Oppose World Bank Management of Climate Funds

POZNAN, Poland, December 9, 2008 (ENS) – Bearing banners with the message “World Bank Out Of Climate,”and “Climate Justice Now” environmentalists protested outside the main entrance to the UN climate conference on Tuesday in an attempt to keep the bank from controlling climate change finance. Today, 142 nongovernmental organizations issued a joint statement rejecting any…

UN: Tens of Millions of New Green Jobs on the Horizon

Article: UN: Tens of Millions of New Green Jobs on the Horizon

NEW YORK, New York, September 25, 2008 (ENS) – Efforts to tackle climate change could result in the creation of millions of new green jobs in the coming decades, according to a new report from the United Nations on the impact of the emerging global green economy. Green jobs reduce the environmental impact of enterprises…