By Shantanu Agrawal Over the past year, I have been fortunate enough to take part in climate advocacy at all levels of civic engagement. After graduating with my masters in Environmental Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in August 2017, I moved to Chicago and started volunteering with Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) Chicago […]

The global climate civic space is open The 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change requires nearly 200 nations to work to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”. Article 6 of the Convention calls for citizen participation in the design and implementation of climate solutions. While annual UN climate talks are high-level discussions […]

For effective, efficient, equitable carbon pricing: Price pollution with a defined, steadily rising price on climate-disrupting emissions, preferably at the source. Add momentum. Enhance incomes; build economic value at the human scale. Reduce emissions effectively and accountably, by keeping the administrative structure simple and transparent. Internalize inefficiencies — cost and harm linked to polluting business […]

Interdisciplinary Climate Congress Paris — March 29-31, 2019 AUP’s Joy and Edward Frieman Environmental Science Center, in partnership with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, will hold a three-day international conference — Translating Science into Climate Action — that will convene figures from the foremost international policy-driving institutions in the fields of economics, global policy, climate science and […]

High-Level Dialogue to map, connect and advance upstream inputs to the sustainable ocean economy Monaco — 27 March 2019 The Acceleration Dialogues are a series of high-level diplomatic dialogues, co-convened since October 2015 by Citizens’ Climate , the International Center for Dialogue and Peacebuilding, with technical support from the Geoversiv Foundation, and in collaboration with […]

by Cathy Orlando Why I attended COP24 I never thought I would attend a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP). My community and country have always been my focus. Mostly though, l really don’t like flying in airplanes. As the International Outreach Manager for Citizens’ Climate Lobby, gaining […]

The Norwegian Nobel Institute hosted a High-Level Climate Congress on Day 2 of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Forum Oslo.  Date: 12 December 2018 Venue: Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo SOLVING THE CLIMATE CRISIS IN TIME From Climate Destabilization to Climate Security 10:30 – 10:45: Welcome by Henrik Syse, Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee The […]