Marshall Saunders was a friend, a mentor, a pioneer and an example. He passed away at home, surrounded by loved … Continue reading Marshall Saunders succeeded by empowering others
The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act puts a price on carbon-emitting fuels, at the source, and delivers all revenues … Continue reading Bipartisan carbon fee and dividend bill now before U.S. Congress
Remarks, as delivered, by Joseph Robertson on Sunday, June 10, to the 2018 Citizens’ Climate Lobby annual conference: There is … Continue reading Better Civics Justifies Hope
Why put a price on carbon? Anything that moves through our economy has value. Sometimes, value is quantifiable, as with … Continue reading Carbon Fee & Dividend basics
After President Trump’s disparaging remarks about Haiti and African countries, CCL Global Strategy Director Joe Robertson responds. Our volunteers in … Continue reading We stand for a better way
Originally published April 28, 2017, by ICLEI USA Throughout the 21st century, cities are likely to be more and more … Continue reading Non-Partisan Citizen Empowerment is Working
We’ve been doing a lot of thinking about how the shifting political ground of recent months affects the project of … Continue reading The Time for Everywhere-Active Climate Civics is Here
Submission from Citizens’ Climate Education on ways to enhance participation of non-Party stakeholders in the implementation of the UN Framework Convention on … Continue reading UNFCCC Stakeholder Participation Reform Proposal
The following essay is based on my intervention at the CNDH Maroc Special Event on Human Rights and Climate Change, held … Continue reading Climate Solvency: Human Rights as Drivers of Future Thriving
“A republic… if you can keep it…”
The work of building up to a better outcome has always already begun, before we have a chance to think about the work itself or its necessity.
The act of leading, then, is a recognition of the forces that are converging and a conscious understanding of how to work with them, when and to what purpose.
Having just arrived back from a journey to the heart of our democracy, I am again affirmed in the feeling that our democracy is deeply personal. And so, the success of our democracy depends on the intimate experience each participant has of the democratic process.