International Organizations

  • Analysis: US Will Still Exceed Climate Pledges

    September 14, 2017

    Raising the question of the value of the UN's Paris climate agreement in pushing action on "clean energy" investments, a report from Morgan Stanley predicts that the US will exceed pledges made by the Obama Administration on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris deal despite the Trump Administration's withdrawal from the agreement.

  • Report Considers New Global Governance Structures

    September 13, 2017

    An extensive report from the Council on Foreign Relations examines how transnational institutions might sidestep the reassertion of nationalism in Western democracies to create a new order of global governance arising out of flexible structures influencing policy on human rights, the climate, the internet, and other global issues.

  • UN Agent Faults Trump over Media Criticism

    September 06, 2017

    Reuters reports that UN Special Rapporteur on the freedom of expression David Kaye has warned that US President Donald Trump's criticism of media sources, along with his Administration's push against government leaks, is "reckless" and "part of a general trend of hostility to freedom of expression."

  • G20, Excluding US, Issues Climate Action "Blueprint"

    September 01, 2017

    The New York Times reports that, referring to the "irreversible" nature of the UN's 2015 Paris climate deal, all Group of 20 countries (G20) other than the US issued a "detailed policy blueprint" at the organization's July summit in Hamburg on how they plan to fulfill their commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions under the deal.

  • NGOs Rate G20 Countries' Progress on Climate Deal

    September 01, 2017

    A group of nongovernmental organizations recently released an index purporting to show the progress of individual countries in the Group of 20 (G20) in fulfilling the UN's 2015 Paris climate deal and finding that a substantial G20-backed shift in funding from fossil fuels to "clean" energy projects is needed to meet the Paris climate goals.

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