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The following essay is based on an intervention by Joseph Robertson, Global Strategy Director for Citizens’ Climate Education, at the CNDH Maroc Special Event on Human Rights and Climate Change, held on 6 November 2016 at the Hotel Kenzi Farah, in Marrakech.  Climate disruption itself is a human rights issue. The state of our climate […]

The Carbon Pricing Workstream is an always-active venue for dialogue, analysis, and outcome-focused policy work relating to carbon pricing. In 2015, a core group of volunteers, working through the CPW, helped to establish language defining universal principles for effective, efficient, equitable carbon pricing. Past activities and an online reference designed to give anyone interested in carbon […]

U.S. climate action commitments are the overwhelming will of the people. Nation will follow through and lead global transition.  Today at the COP22 in Marrakech, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry just gave a sweeping, detailed, and high-energy final address to the global climate negotiations. He told a global audience “No one should doubt the overwhelming […]

Sunday, 13 November 2016 In Marrakech, during the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (the COP22), the high-level dialogue series Accelerating Progress, Advancing Innovation will bring leaders in government, business, science, and policy advocacy together to outline pathways for accelerating national climate action. The nationally determined contributions to […]

MARRAKECH—The world is moving ahead with collaborative innovation for a diverse adaptive clean future economy. The Paris Agreement is the strongest market signal ever sent, heralding a planet-wide shift in tens of trillions of dollars of investment over the next three decades to sustainable carbon-free energy. We must move forward to prosper. What we know […]

MARRAKECH—On Friday, November 4, 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement entered into force. In other words, it became active international law. 196 nations have agreed to work together to transform their economies and end climate change. And, they have made specific commitments—nationally determined contributions or NDCs—to show their collaborative intent and to give guidance to their […]

   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 […]