Tag: Citizens’ Climate International

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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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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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I recently wrote this article about Climate Income for the John Ray Initiative Website. (their strapline is : Connecting Environment, Science & Christianity). I was asked to reproduce it here and I hope you all find it useful and inspiring! What if there was a single ‘silver bullet’ policy that would bring down emissions of…

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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…