UNFCCC Participation Reform Proposal

Submission from Citizens’ Climate Education on ways to enhance participation of non-Party stakeholders in the implementation of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement. 23 February 2017 This proposal is built around the same core structure as our submission made 21 May 2016, at request of the Secretariat, for inclusion in the Facilitator’s Report on the Informal Consultations on Article 6 of the … Continue reading UNFCCC Participation Reform Proposal

Co-Creating the Economy of the Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The COP22 shows us how citizens, government and investment leaders can make the low-carbon economic transition irreversible MARRAKECH, 18 November 2016, 9:00 am GMT—The world is gathered here in Marrakech to make sure strategies for fulfilling national climate commitments are aligned with the need to escalate ambition, reward over-achievement, and actively co-create a new climate economy. The Citizens’ Climate Engagement Network, and … Continue reading Co-Creating the Economy of the Future

Marrakech: Engagement at COP22

   Our engagement at COP22—the 22nd annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate change—focuses on citizen engagement strategies, putting a price on carbon, and a vision for the long-term comprehensive transition of the global financial sector, to eliminate climate-forcing compounds from routine investment priorities. Above, you can learn about the Citizens’ Climate Engagement Network or share your #ClimateVision for a livable future. … Continue reading Marrakech: Engagement at COP22

Climate-Smart Finance to Drive Local Action

Global Online Forum Friday, November 4, 2016 — 11:00 am New York / 3:00 pm Marrakech To mark the official entry into force of the Paris Agreement, and to widen the civic space in which the Climate Finance Day 2016 discussion are taking place, we will host a 2-hour global online forum featuring short presentations by 8 policy and thought-leaders, moderated by Joseph Robertson, Global Strategy … Continue reading Climate-Smart Finance to Drive Local Action

Carbon Pricing as the Foundation for Future Value

Washington, DC — October 7, 2016 — 9:00 am – 12:00 pm During the World Bank / IMF Annual Meetings Moderated high-level dialogue on carbon pricing as a driver of future economic value for businesses and communities Convened under the Chatham House Rule Participants will receive thematic brief, invitation and details The global economic and political landscape cannot achieve sustainable stability and prosperity without rapidly decarbonizing our energy systems. Carbon … Continue reading Carbon Pricing as the Foundation for Future Value

Climate, Peace & Security in the Global Goals

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, Advancing Innovation. Previous dialogues have focused on the following themes: … Continue reading Climate, Peace & Security in the Global Goals

4,000 Miles to Mobilize Climate Citizens

CCL Co-Regional Coordinator Mindy Ahler is riding across the United States, with Ryan Hall. They will travel through 13 states, engaging in climate conversations along the route, and arriving in Washington, DC, on November 13. The following is an excerpt from Minnesota Public Radio’s report on their Low Carbon Crossings ride. Standing in her backyard earlier this week, Mindy Ahler helped a protégé decide what … Continue reading 4,000 Miles to Mobilize Climate Citizens