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

High-Level Dialogue on Macro-Critical Climate Resilience

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 2015 conference and produced the strategy document “A Convenient Opportunity“. The … Continue reading High-Level Dialogue on Macro-Critical Climate Resilience

Civics for Rapid, Scalable Climate Action

Active Citizen Participation to Universalize the Paris Effect  Article 6 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change calls for public participation in climate action. This can mean many things; we propose it mean that active, direct citizen participation in the design and deployment of climate solutions be the standard. We propose this be done universally, through a network of collaborating partners to ensure mutual … Continue reading Civics for Rapid, Scalable Climate Action

Time to Stop Adding Harm to the Future

In the Paris Agreement, 195 nations acknowledge “that climate change is a common concern of humankind,” and agree to “respect, promote and consider their respective obligations on … intergenerational equity.” Intergenerational equity refers to the ethical principle that we should not discount the cost of harm when it falls on future generations. A number of other broad, basic, and also pragmatic ethical principles accompany intergenerational … Continue reading Time to Stop Adding Harm to the Future

Carbon Pricing Leadership: Vision Statement

On November 30, 2015, on the first day of the COP21 global climate negotiations, in Paris, this high-level Carbon Pricing Panel announced its formation and pledge to shape a vision for driving economically efficient carbon pricing strategies into national climate policies, after Paris. Today, just 6 days after the inaugural High-Level Assembly of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, and one day before the signing of the … Continue reading Carbon Pricing Leadership: Vision Statement

High-Level Dialogue on Carbon Pricing Value Chain

Moderated discussion and stakeholders’ stocktake Convened under the Chatham House Rule Participants will receive thematic brief, invitation and details Washington, DC — April 14, 2016 — 9:00 am – 11:30 am At Sullivan and Worcester (by invitation) This dialogue is third in the series Accelerating Progress, Advancing Innovation. The first dialogue was held on Day 2 of the Minneapolis 2015 conference an produced the strategy document “A Convenient Opportunity“. The second dialogue … Continue reading High-Level Dialogue on Carbon Pricing Value Chain

April 15: Carbon Pricing Workstream stakeholder perspectives roundtable

An open working session of the CCEN Carbon Pricing Workstream, this roundtable event will be a moderated discussion on ways to build carbon pricing value into related areas of action (NDCs, development, investment shift, fiscal policy) / 12-15 people, open to CSO participants, CPLC partners, and delegates to the 2016 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF. Event Details Moderated discussion and stakeholders’ … Continue reading April 15: Carbon Pricing Workstream stakeholder perspectives roundtable

NDC-Tracking Workstream

Alternative to Clean Power Plan March 7, 2016 The Supreme Court’s provisional stay of the Clean Power Plan has raised questions about the design and legal foundation of the United States national climate commitment. In an interview with NPR’s Living on Earth podcast, Michael Burger—Executive Director of Columbia University’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law—described Section 115 of the Clean Air Act as designed “to … Continue reading NDC-Tracking Workstream

ACCESS to GOOD

The ACCESS to GOOD Project is an open, collaborative, ongoing reporting process, aiming to identify observable levers of action for adding value, momentum, and scope to investments in climate action and resilient human development. ACCESS is a framework for analyzing the level of progress on comprehensive climate action. The axis standard aims to measure six qualifications of public policy, investment prioritization and business action: Aspiration … Continue reading ACCESS to GOOD