Interactive Risk Tracking to Finance Resilience Prosperity

TRACKING OF INTERACTING COMPOUNDING RISKS SHOWS HIGHER VALUE OF FINANCING EXTERNAL RETURNS Resilience is the ability to weather and emerge from shock events. Resilience intelligence is the complex work of understanding whether we are positioned to do so. Structured, evolving guidance, rooted in Earth systems science, is critical for achieving reliable ongoing operational resilience. The Resilience Intel initiative is a coalition effort to aggregate climate-smart … Continue reading Interactive Risk Tracking to Finance Resilience Prosperity

Talanoa means non-Party stakeholders can drive ambition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Thursday, 16 November 2017, 16:30 CET Citizens’ Climate Education will be introducing a proposal for non-Party stakeholder participation in next year’s Talanoa Dialogue. The Fijian word ‘Talanoa’ refers to an inclusive process of dialogue where all participants, regardless of power or influence, are peers. The COP23 Presidency has asked that the Facilitative Dialogue be held in the spirit of Talanoa, so … Continue reading Talanoa means non-Party stakeholders can drive ambition

Climate Geopolitics Photo Essay

‘Climate Geopolitics: Pathways to Worldwide Ecological Integrity’, a talk by Joseph Robertson,  hosted by Global Minnesota on August 10, 2016 Pathways to Worldwide Ecological Integrity Climate change influences nearly every element of the geopolitical landscape, including human sustenance, international resource flows, and the viability of the civil state. The Paris Agreement brings all 195 nations that are parties to the 1992 UN Climate Convention into an active role in … Continue reading Climate Geopolitics Photo Essay

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

Oslo High-Level Dialogue: Evolving Climate-Smart Finance

Oslo, Norway — 2 May 2016 — 8:15 am – 11:15 am At the Nobel Peace Center (by invitation) Moderated discussion and stakeholders’ stocktake Convened under the Chatham House Rule Participants will receive thematic brief, invitation and details This dialogue is fourth 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“. … Continue reading Oslo High-Level Dialogue: Evolving Climate-Smart Finance

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

Welcome to the New Age of Climate Exploration

by Joseph Robertson and David Thoreson Published in The Guardian, February 12, 2016 On December 12, the 21st annual meeting of the world’s climate negotiators closed with adoption of the Paris Agreement. The task agreed by consensus among 195 nations is clear, ambitious, and complex: re-engineer the infrastructure of the global economy to eliminate practices that destabilize Earth’s climate system, while ensuring ongoing and expanded prosperity for … Continue reading Welcome to the New Age of Climate Exploration