Environmental Justice

Durban’s greenwash outcome

January 2012

The outcome of Durban is a disaster for global climate protection and the survival of millions. 

 

Conference of Polluters

TNI
December 2011

TNI was present at the Durban UN Climate Conference challenging the role of corporations in undermining and seeking to profit from attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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The Green Economy: the Wolf in Sheep’s clothing

December 2011

The fundamental flaw at the heart of UNEP's report "Towards a Green Economy" is its failure to analyse the extraordinarily unequal power relations that exist in today’s world, and the interests at play in the operation of this global economic system.

Dismantling the Power of TNCs & Reclaiming Development Alternatives

December 2011

In spite of the collapse of the neoliberal model in the face of systemic crises, the TNCs are repositioning and reinventing themselves. How can social movements and civil society better campaign against these corporate crimes and develop strategies to dismantle corporate power.

Durban and the climate change deniers

November 2011

The EU could play a valuable role in preventing another flawed climate deal if it neutralises the US and brings other ditherers on board while starting talks on future obligations for the emerging economies.

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Social and environmental impacts of sugarcane production in Brazil

Carlos Vinicius Xavier, Fábio T. Pitta and Maria Luisa Mendonça
November 2011

In this publication, data and recent analyses will be presented on the expansion of sugar cane monoculture for ethanol production in Brazil, and in particular on the monopolisation in the sector due to mergers and the takeover of production plants by foreign companies

Hunger, Food and (Agroecological) Alternatives

November 2011

Today, a billion people live in hunger. Can we feed the world and achieve economic development while conserving ecosystems and improving the livelihoods of peasants and the rural poor?

About the Carbon Trade Watch

November 2011

A former project of TNI, aimed to provide a durable body of research which ensures that a holistic and justice-based analysis of climate change and environmental policies is not forgotten or compromised. They are now an independent group. Here you will find articles, reports and information on their work while at TNI.

Social and environmental impacts of sugarcane production in Brazil

October 2011

Invitation to public forum organized by Transnational Institute and Milieudefensie:

Social and environmental impacts of sugarcane production in Brazil “A monopoly in Ethanol Production in Brazil: The Cosan-Shell merger" with Maria Luisa Mendonca

14.00-16.30 at the TNI office

De wittenstraat 25, Amsterdam

Protect people's lands, water and forests

October 2011

 CSOs remind all governments of their immense responsibilities in reaching an agreement on one of the most pressing issues of our time.