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As an affiliate of Citizens’ Climate International (CCI), CCL UK aims to build the political will for a liveable world and is nonpartisan – our aim is to put the case for Climate Income to every major UK party. We recently succeeded in arranging a meeting and starting a dialogue with Labour MPs Alan Whitehead…

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In (a) historic warning to the Security Council, Secretary-General Guterres linked human rights in the face of climate breakdown to international peace and security. Global heating and related climate disruption are happening faster than expected. We are seeing the effects of climate pollution, like warmer air and water, ice loss, prolonged droughts, year-round wildfire seasons,…

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Global Biodiversity Framework sets new standard for stewardship of nature United Nations Biodiversity Framework, agreed by 190 nations in Montreal, establishes global ambition to protect 30% of land and water by 2030, halt mass extinction, and safeguard critical ecosystems. Citizens’ Climate International welcomes the “pact with nature” agreed in Montreal in the early hours of…

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The outcome of COP 27 in Sharm El Sheikh treated the consequences – loss & damage, but not the cause – fossil fuels.  It was a huge victory to get loss and damage funding. This is to be celebrated. We cannot rest yet. There is no mention of oil and gas in the COP 27…

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G20-Leaders-Follow-the-Money (1)Citizens Climate International is asking G20 leaders to ‘’Follow the Money”…….’It is similar to the #G7 #SteerUsToSafety campaign where you all asked friends and family to send letters and secured 1194 letters from 80 countries.  We know that German Chancellor Olaf Scholtz, the G7 was informed directly of all your work. Together across the…

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When Canada’s climate income policy (Climate Action incentive Payment) was implemented in 2019 it became evident that householders did not equate the tax rebate with compensation for the rising price of fossil fuels. Political opponents could therefore argue that the policy was harming families, although despite this the policy has survived two elections. The government…

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Last year the IMF called for a globally applied carbon price floor corresponding to a country’s wealth, with a suggested tariff in 2021 of $75 for the wealthiest countries and $25 for less developed countries. Today in the Times (paywall) Mehreen Khan, the economics editor, makes the case for an effective international carbon pricing system rather…

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Statement from Joe Robertson, Executive Director, Citizens Climate International, reflecting on Earth Day 2022. This moment is different. What we do now will determine how billions of people live, and how safe they are, decades from now. We are living through a crucial moment on which human history and the health of planetary systems will…