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At the November CCL UK national meeting we had an informative talk by Molly Scott Cato, the Green Party’s Finance and Economic spokesperson. Molly explained the background to the Green Party’s carbon pricing policy, which currently comes closest to the Climate Income policy advocated by Citizens’ Climate Lobby UK.* Molly explained that the EU would…

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On Tuesday 21st November CCI presented the latest Talanoa Dialogue on financial flows. Joe Robertson, Executive Director of CCI clarified what we are up against…..  In 1992 the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change called for preventing dangerous human caused interference with the climate system, and in 2023 we are living with that dangerous…

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Over the past 6 months Oxfam, The Guardian, Stockholm Environment Institute et al have been working on a report, Climate Equality: A planet for the 99%. The report details how the richest 1% emit more carbon than the poorest 66%. Not only do their transport, heating, air conditioning and doomsday bunker choices emit tonnes more…

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The Women’s Institute is a uniquely trusted organisation and on the 17th October, I was fortunate to attend the WI Climate Conference 2023. Held in Westminster it attracted an impressive programme of speakers, opening with Theresa May, followed by Alok Sharma, and Ed Milliband. Panels included Chris Skidmore and representatives from the Grantham Institute, Green…

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Citizens’ Climate International Press release: SEPT. 29, 2023 — Citizens’ Climate International welcomes the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would place a steadily rising fee on the carbon content of fossil fuels and return revenue from the fee to households.  The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, introduced by Rep.…

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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…