“Paris was a watershed moment. Strength and resolve landed the agreement. And many of those who led the way were some of the most amazing women I’ve ever met”
Catherine McKenna, Minister of Climate Change, CanadaRead the whole profile
“The Paris Agreement has opened new horizons. In the future, might not areas as essential as biodiversity, water, health, access to data and migration be examined using methods inspired by the Paris Agreement? It is now both necessary and possible to base international negotiations in many different fields on three pillars: international agreement, voluntary commitments from States, and building alliances with civil society”.
Laurent Fabius, President of COP 21Read the whole profile
“The Paris Agreement was a hard-won outcome for our international community. We should cherish such a marvelous achievement and implement the Agreement with strong determination.”
Xie Zhenhua, Special Representative on Climate Change, ChinaRead the whole profile
The Paris Agreement is an opportunity to transform cities to be compact, connected, low-carbon and climate resilient, offering healthy, prosperous, safe and equitable communities for all citizens.
Miguel Ángel Mancera EspinosaRead the whole profile
Among all the facts and statistics, the summits and debates, it is essential for us to remember the human faces of those who suffer because of climate instability. We must choose to care; otherwise, we do not really care at all.
Ecumenical Patriarch BartholomewRead the whole profile
“There is a misunderstanding that oil-producing countries are against the climate change principles or in denial of the impact of climate change. I don’t think this was at all in our minds”
Ali Al-Naimi, Fmr Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral ResourcesRead the whole profile