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A message to Big Oil: we will hold you accountable.

As world leaders gathered in Rio in June 1992 for the first global climate talks, I was still in my mother’s womb. At that time, ExxonMobil was already at the forefront of climate science. As far back as the 1970s, Exxon’s own scientists warned company executives about the dangers of fossil fuel use. Instead of... (More...)

Climate strategy discussion is taking place in Belarus

A few days ago, at the end of January, the representatives of Belarusian cities that have signed the Covenant of Mayors met in Minsk to discuss the effects of climate change and assess risks in different sectors of the economy. The agreement has been signed earlier in October 2016 at the international meeting in Yerevan... (More...)

11 Reasons for Hope

I always like to end the year with hope. This time last year, I wrote that 2015 had been such a banner year for us at that it seemed like we were “getting close to a sort of climate-action tipping point.” But here we are at the end of 2016, and the politics of... (More...)