Getting Everything Right

For the first 12 days of December, our team was on the ground in Paris for the COP21, engaging with peers, meeting with negotiators, publishing reports, interviewing participants, and working to support coalition efforts that would add smarter policies, actionable language and serious principles, to the Paris Agreement. During more than a year of planning for this work and defining our … Continue reading Getting Everything Right

The Paris Agreement is Adopted

The Paris Agreement (report on adoption) was formally adopted at 7:26 pm Paris time, on Saturday, December 12, by the Conference of the Parties. The Agreement was many years in the making. The Agreement now sets in motion a global process of accelerated climate action, for full implementation of the 1992 Convention’s mandate to “avoid dangerous … Continue reading The Paris Agreement is Adopted

A Convenient Opportunity

CLIMATE & BUSINESS LEADERS PUSH FOR SMARTER CLIMATE ACTION IN “LAST STOP BEFORE PARIS” On October 26th, a high-level Chatham House dialogue, convened by Partnership for Change and Citizens’ Climate Lobby as part of Minneapolis 2015—Climate Action—Last Stop Before Paris, brought together climate experts and business leaders to focus on how to accelerate development and deployment … Continue reading A Convenient Opportunity