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Fighting for a realistic agreement at cop28

The COP28 President Al Jaber, who also is head of Abu-Dhabi National Oil Company, claimed there was “no science” supporting that we need to phase out fossil fuels to stay below 1.5℃. He has also been a strict advocate for the “phase down” and “abated” use of fossil...

Why Historical Responsibility Could Make or Break COP28

The concept that the countries that have contributed the most greenhouse gasses historically should have to do more on climate action is a simple one, but one that has been highly debated over decades. This is because of the high expectations around climate action and...

Press Release: US Fair Share NDC

Washington, DC— Today, environmental, environmental justice, and international development groups are releasing the “Fair Shares Nationally Determined Contribution” (“Fair Shares NDC”) laying out the measures the United States should commit to carrying out to do its...

A tweet thread, a press conference, a cool video . . .

What to learn more about the US Fair Shares position? Hunter Cutting has an excellent tweet thread here.  There’s a very informative press release here.  A YouTube of the press briefing is available here.  And there's this cool little video, which was put together by...

Webinar for Journalists

On Thursday, December 3rd, the authors of the analysis hosted a webinar for journalists to discuss the findings and their implications for the incoming Biden administration. Below is the recording of the webinar. Panelists:  Rev. Susannah Tuttle, Director of North...