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Christiana Figueres: Achieving the Promise of Paris

When the Paris climate agreement was signed last December, climate advocates everywhere were euphoric. For the first time, the world was united in the climate fight and the commitment to a low-carbon future. Now comes the real challenge – turning those commitments into action.   In this Q & A, Christiana Figueres, who as UN […]

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What Climate Communicators Can Learn From Christiana Figueres

Last December, U.N. Climate Chief Christiana Figueres helped bring about what she herself once said was impossible – a global agreement to fight climate change. On February 19, Figueres announced that, after six years in the role, she will be stepping down. She will leave behind not only a formidable legacy, but a legion of […]

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The Clean Energy Economy: Not If, But When

The Paris Climate Agreement has set the world on an inevitable path towards a low-carbon economy. The question is no longer whether this transformation will take place, but how quickly – and who will step up to accelerate clean energy to the levels we need to meet the Paris goals.   In this Huffington Post […]

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7 Creation Care and Climate Leaders Who Inspired Me In 2015

One night a few weeks ago, my husband Jim and I browsed some of the many “best of rock groups” lists online, just for fun. As expected, The Beatles and Elvis Presley were among those featured prominently; but some surprises included Johnny Cash (I love Johnny Cash, but consider him more country than rock) and Madonna.   Combined, there […]

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7 Types of Climate Leaders to Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

The UN Climate Conference starts next week in Paris, capping off what has been a truly extraordinary year for the climate movement. Leaders from every sector have stepped up to demand effective climate measures, show support for solutions, and lead by example. On this Thanksgiving Day, here are some of the many people, organizations, and […]

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Christiana Figueres and the Importance of the Paris Climate Summit

The upcoming U.N. climate conference in Paris will decide the fate of our planet – and its success depends greatly on the efforts of U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres. As this New Yorker article explains, she is responsible for convincing the nations of the world to move away from fossil fuels and make major commitments […]

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Key Speakers Announced! 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit

Curious to know who will be sharing their insights at the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit? In addition to the growing list of attendees, we are pleased to announce our starting lineup of great speakers.   Path to Positive, the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, is a dynamic and highly interactive convening. Attendees will be immersed in […]

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How Women Can Lead on Climate Solutions

Climate change is an issue that affects all people, regardless of their gender. Yet women in particular are more likely to experience the effects of climate change. For example, when water becomes scarce, women are the ones who have to walk further to get it. And the majority of the small-scale farmers around the world […]

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