Citizens’ Climate International

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Yesterday the President of COP28, Sultan Al Jaber, laid out his strategy for the summit and if fulfilled it could be ground breaking. Al Jaber reconfirmed the commitment to keeping below 1.5 Celsius, which did seem threatened last year. He has also removed the word emissions from the plan to phase out fossil fuels, observers…

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In April Citizens’ Climate International published a press release on the Bretton Woods Action. CCI members from 31 countries, including a UK contingency, sent letters to and phoned their national World Bank Executive Directors requesting that the World Bank Group…. Supports the Bridgetown Initiative of the Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley (financial reform to…

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As readers will know we at CCL UK are affiliates of a worldwide organisation, Citizens’ Climate International, which endorses building the political will for a liveable world through five levers of political will. This type of people power has had notable results, most famously in Canada. The current Bretton Woods project has also given the…

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For about two months Citizens’ Climate International (CCI) volunteers from every continent have been preparing to have a dialogue with the World Bank about the need for reforms to make multilateral banks fit for the needs of the 21st century.  The need for reform had been acknowledged and suggested by the US Treasury last year…

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The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—the Synthesis Report for the 6th Assessment—is being described as “a survival guide for humanity”. That is because scientific evidence now makes clear: unchecked climate disruption will make it impossible to feed all of humankind, sustain ecosystems and biodiversity in all regions, and will lead to…

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The newly released IPCC Synthesis report reiterates the fact that we must act now if we stand any chance of preventing global temperatures rising above 1.5C. Guterres called for rich countries to stop fossil fuel exploration now and coal, oil and gas consumption by 2040. IPCC Press Release: Urgent climate action can secure a liveable…

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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…