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A full list of STWR's publications as well as related news, articles and blogs can be found below. You can filter the content using the 'category' or 'topics' links in the menu on the left. 

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy focuses on ending government support for fossil fuels and biofuels. The text below highlights the importance of transitioning to a low carbon economy, and demonstrates how governments could raise over $500bn each year for worthier social and environmental causes. See further resources at the end of the section under 'learn more and get involved'.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy argues that civil society must step up their advocacy for carbon taxes. With time for effective action to tackle CO2 emissions fast running out, carbon taxes remain an important policy tool for reducing climate change and financing mitigation and adaptation programs.

Blog / 27th June 2012

Following the ‘hoax summit' and failure of political leadership at Rio+20, it is clear that the responsibility for change rests with ordinary, engaged citizens to forge a united and informed world public opinion that is stronger than any government or vested interest.

Blog / 20th June 2012

As we celebrate National Sharing Day, let’s make sure we advocate for sharing in all its forms. The true milestone for the Age of Sharing will be the creation of a global sharing economy that ensures we end poverty and live sustainably.

News / 9th December 2010

Plans to hand control of global climate funds over to the World Bank – an undemocratic institution recognised as one of the main drivers of current unsustainable development trends – are being met with stiff opposition. In an open letter to the governments of the world, STWR joins the call to keep the World Bank out of climate finance.