Earth Day Climate Communiqué

Earth Day Communiqué issued by Nobel Peace Prize Forum Climate Leaders OSLO, Norway—A group of global climate leaders issued a Joint Communiqué on Earth Day, calling for urgent action in the areas of climate, peace and security, climate-smart finance and climate-smart cities. Leaders at a Nobel Peace Prize Forum high-level climate congress said that political will, driven by radical integrity, creative, inclusive collaboration and no excuses, … Continue reading Earth Day Climate Communiqué

Working Dialogue on Resilience Intel

MEDIA RELEASE Resilience Intel effort will identify climate action money across the whole economy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 14 December 2017, 16:30 GMT+1 (Paris time) Yesterday, in follow-up to the One Planet Summit, the Kingdom of Morocco, Citizens’ Climate Education, the International Centre for Dialogue and Peacebuilding, and the Geoversiv Foundation co-convened a Working Dialogue on Resilience Intel, at the Embassy of Morocco in Paris. … Continue reading Working Dialogue on Resilience Intel

The Climate Opportunity Report

Climate Opportunity Brief – COP23 Edition November 16, 2017 The inaugural Climate Opportunity Brief is comprised of four key reports and outcomes: From Macrocritical Risk to Climate Solvency The Signals Brief – Tracking developments that re-shape the marketplace Resilience Intel – Climate-Smart Finance Aggregator Talanoa means non-party stakeholders can drive ambition Tracking Climate Opportunity Signals Year-round November 4, 2017 The Signals Brief at ParisProgress.org will … Continue reading The Climate Opportunity Report

Signals of Paris Progress

ParisProgress.org tracks the implementation of the Paris Agreement, specifically in terms of the overall science-based targets of reducing emissions to allow for a maximum 1.5ºC global average surface temperature rise by mid-century. The methodology is simple: provide readers with an index of major platforms for implementation, so that these platforms can be seen in one place achieving visible progress. To provide added context, we are … Continue reading Signals of Paris Progress

The Irresistible Efficiency of Climate-Smart Finance

Full-spectrum financial sector transition to low-emissions business models is possible. In fact, it is already underway. Resilience-focused finance enhances the health and longevity of investments and expands the capability of any given dollar to generate added value in the world. The why is both simple and complex: simple, because it is simply better to avoid risk that pervades the whole economy and feeds back negative value to whatever we do… … Continue reading The Irresistible Efficiency of Climate-Smart Finance

Paris Agreement: a Smart Deal to Benefit Every Nation’s Priorities

There is no nation whose best possible future includes failure of the Paris Agreement There is a dangerous misunderstanding about the Paris Agreement whirling around the new US administration. Opponents argue the global accord imposes unfair costs and hampers US economic progress; in fact, the Paris Agreement is a first-of-its-kind climate-energy-trade agreement, where each nation is rewarded for doing what is best for its long-term … Continue reading Paris Agreement: a Smart Deal to Benefit Every Nation’s Priorities

Sustainable Energy as Everyday Thriving

Global Online Forum This Global Online Forum invites stakeholders, citizens and thought leaders from around the world to come together on the morning of the third day of the SE4All Forum, to explore questions about how to achieve everyday economic thriving through the expansion of climate-smart affordable clean energy. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Click here to join the Global Online Forum, at the following times. … Continue reading Sustainable Energy as Everyday Thriving