New York, NY — September 22, 2016 — 9:30 am – 12:45 pm During the 71st United Nations General Assembly (by invitation) Moderated high-level dialogue on climate, peace and security challenges and solutions in the Sustainable Development Goals agenda Convened under the Chatham House Rule Participants will receive thematic brief, invitation and details This dialogue is the sixth in the series: Accelerating Progress, […]


Minneapolis, MN — June 6, 2016 — 11:15 am – 1:30 pm At the Radisson Blu Mall of America (by invitation) Moderated discussion on macro-critical climate resilience Convened under the Chatham House Rule Participants will receive thematic brief, invitation and details This dialogue is fifth in the series: Accelerating Progress, Advancing Innovation. The first dialogue was held on Day 2 of the Minneapolis […]


by Isatis Cintrón I am island born. Growing up with wind styling my hair, the sun kissing my salty skin and sand between my toes, I was told it could all be taken away. I fail to pin-point a specific moment in time where my climate action story began. Maybe it was the fear of […]


by Benedict Muyale Taking climate change discussions to the affected Kariobangi, Nairobi, Kenya We witness intense rainfall, dangerous flooding, buildings collapsing, our businesses or kiosks swept away by rainwater. And the heat that follows after the rains is intense enough to make us feel like Nairobi is nearer to the Sun than the planet Venus. […]


Global Online Policy Forum: Actionable Climate Civics Climate civics is any activity that empowers citizens, communities, and political decision-makers to work together to design and to live a smarter climate future. We will be focusing in this Global Online Policy Forum on ways of turning Action for Climate Empowerment into both an expansion of the […]


Submitted 21 May 2016, at request of the Secretariat, for inclusion in the Facilitator’s Report on the Informal Consultations on Article 6 of the Convention Joseph Robertson, Global Strategy Director at Citizens’ Climate Lobby, speaking for IAAI and the Citizens’ Climate Engagement Network: We would like to thank participating Parties and the Secretariat for supporting […]


by Benedict Muyale Worldwide, it is accepted that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. It is already unmistakable and intensifying at an alarming rate as is evident from countrywide temperature increases, droughts, famine, rainfall irregularity and intensification. Climate change can be an unapproachable, tedious subject of discussion for […]