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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma would not be as intense without warmer atmospheric and oceanic conditions. Nor, for that matter, would Jose and Katia. Science knows this. It is not theory; it is not speculation. We don’t need statistical models to prove this statement. If Atlantic basin climate conditions at the site of these storms were […]

The Paris Agreement is a very good thing for the United States—for its people, its economy, and for its sovereign interest in a world that favors both democratic institutions and peace. Yesterday, President Trump declared open opposition to the intelligent, inclusive, innovative planning of a vibrant American future. He justified this decision using fake evidence, […]

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 […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bonn — Wednesday, 17 May 2017 — 10:00 am local time Citizen Engagement Creates Conditions for Climate Success Faster timelines to better policy outcomes through citizen participation in policy design and implementation Over the course of three years of engagement in the ACE[1] Dialogues, Citizens’ Climate Education and the Citizens’ Climate Engagement Network […]

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 […]

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 […]

This report made its debut during the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit, at UN Headquarters in New York City, on September 23, 2014. It was then presented as the core of the Pathway to Paris Project, during a launch event that evening. You can download a PDF of the full whitepaper, including notes or view the full whitepaper […]