International Climate - resources

Doha reports and briefings
29 November 2012

Powering Africa Through Feed-In Tariffs - Full Report

Powering Africa Through Feed-In Tariffs - Full Report

(Friends of the Earth, the World Future Council, the Heinrich Böll Foundation)

Africa is struggling to meet its growing energy demand. Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariffs (REFiTs) can provide a sustainable, affordable and reliable solution, and help Africa to avoid dirty development pathways. This report looks how REFiTs are working on the ground in Africa and provides recommendations for the future.

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A letter to ministers and negotiators who care about climate change

A letter to ministers and negotiators who care about climate change

(Social movements, farmers' organisations, civil society groups, faith-based organisations, youth, indigenous peoples, NGOs and networks present at UNFCCC CoP18 in Doha, Qatar)

This is an open-letter to negotiators and ministers at the Doha climate talks, issued by social movements from across the developing world.

See letter.


Leading NGOs make emergency appeal as Doha talks are on the brink of disaster

Leading NGOs make emergency appeal as Doha talks are on the brink of disaster

(Friends of the Earth, Oxfam, Greenpeace, WWF, ActionAid, Christian Aid)

Friends of the Earth along with Oxfam, Greenpeace, WWF, ActionAid and Christian Aid released a joint emergency appeal to world leaders as Doha negotiations are on the brink of disaster.

See statement


Powering Africa Through Feed-In Tariffs - Summary Report

Powering Africa Through Feed-In Tariffs - Summary Report

(Friends of the Earth, the World Future Council, the Heinrich Böll Foundation)

Africa is struggling to meet its growing energy demand. Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariffs (REFiTs) can provide a sustainable, affordable and reliable solution, and help Africa to avoid dirty development pathways. This report looks how REFiTs are working on the ground in Africa and provides recommendations for the future.

See summary report


At Stake At Doha: A rules based international climate regime

At Stake At Doha: A rules based international climate regime

(Friends of the Earth, International Forum on Globalization, Jubilee South - APMDD, Third World Network)

This briefing examines the need for strong international rules to be agreed in Doha. It also outlines some current problems with the negotiations, particularly around de-regulation and a pledge-and-review approach.

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Agriculture - Equitable and Ambitious Solutions

Agriculture - Equitable and Ambitious Solutions

(Earth in Brackets, Gaia Foundation, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Third World Network)

Food production is threatened by climate change. This brief explains why urgent action is needed in Doha to mitigate climate change and adapt agriculture to changing conditions. 

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