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Toward a New Climate Network

With the scientific community increasingly certain of the inevitability of climate change, European politicians across the ideological spectrum have reached broad consensus that the European Union must take action to avoid climate catastrophe.

With the scientific community increasingly certain of the inevitability of climate change, European politicians across the ideological spectrum have reached broad consensus that the European Union must take action to avoid climate catastrophe. Progressive and conservative parties alike agree that climate change demands a bold response, hold similar views on the broad forms that action must take, and support vigorous participation in international negotiations. This consensus has allowed Europe to institute the world’s largest greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme and make significant strides in clean energy technology and infrastructure.

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John Podesta

Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors

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