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Accelerating America’s Pledge: How U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Can Deliver Ambitious Climate Action

by Tom Cyrs, Joel Jaeger and Kevin Kennedy, World Resources Institute, December 09, 2019. There’s been a dramatic groundswell of “bottom-up” climate leadership from U.S. states, cities and businesses in the face of a federal retreat on climate action. From state legislation mandating cleaner electricity sources to city policies encouraging all-electric buildings, these local efforts (More...)

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Fossil fuel firms ‘could be sued’ for climate change

The Independent, Dec. 10, 2019.   Isabella Kaminski Filipino human rights committee finds world’s biggest oil companies have legal and moral responsibilities to act, as Greta Thunberg says children’s rights being violated. The world’s most polluting companies could be sued for their contributions to global warming, a major human rights inquiry has found in what has (More...)

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What’s Going On At COP25 ?

Jamie Henn from 350.org tweets from COP25 Jamie Henn‏ @Agent350 16h16 hours ago   So what’s going on at #COP25? I’ve been talking with a bunch of activists & organizations who are here in Madrid and here are some of the key issues and themes emerging. A thread –> 1. These can’t just be the climate (More...)

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‘People’s Seat’ Initiative to Amplify Citizens’ Voices at Climate Negotiations

21 November 2018: The UNFCCC ‘People’s Seat’ initiative aims to engage people on taking action climate change in the lead-up to the Katowice Climate Change Conference. The initiative will combine digital technology, polling and the voices of prominent environmentalists to deliver an urgent message to delegates at the conference. Launched by the UNFCCC Secretariat, the (More...)

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Top Democrats stage anti-Trump revolt at Bonn climate summit

By DAVID SIDERS and EMILY HOLDEN,  11/12/2017. Politico. Photo credit: Martin Meissner/AP Photo BONN, Germany — A handful of Democratic governors and scores of other lawmakers and mayors are mounting an insurgency at the United Nations climate conference here, orchestrating a highly choreographed campaign to persuade world leaders that President Donald Trump doesn’t speak for the United States (More...)

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U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23

The U.S People’s Delegation is a platform at COP23 to show the force of U.S-based communities and everyday Americans, including frontline communities, indigenous communities, communities of color, youth, advocates, and policymakers who are pushing for climate action on the city and state level despite the inaction of the federal government on climate, including their recent (More...)

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Jerry Brown Announces a Climate Summit Meeting in California

By LISA FRIEDMAN, JULY 6, 2017.  New York Times. Gov. Jerry Brown of California on Thursday reinforced his reputation as America’s de facto leader on climate change, announcing to cheering crowds in Hamburg, Germany that his state would gather leaders from around the world for a global warming summit next year. Speaking by videoconference to the Global Citizens Festival in Hamburg, (More...)

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Mayors Undeterred by Paris Climate Accord Withdrawal

By Elena Temple, Director of Public Affairs, The United States Conference of Mayors, News Post June 2, 2017. Bipartisan Group Reinforces Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Cities on Conference Call Today  Washington, D.C. – The nation’s mayors today said they are undeterred by the decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord and expressed (More...)

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