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Recently had my 798th and final week at @theCCCuk. We didn’t get everything right, but I’m sure we helped the UK’s climate journey over those 15 years.

🦣🧵 on the CCC and UK decarbonisation, a story in 3 parts: The Start, The Struggle, and Net Zero
CCC is UK’s independent statutory climate adviser (1st of its kind in world)
Formal role to advise on emissions targets, adaptation plans, and progress v both
Informally, to help the politics and guide the narrative. Most think we did a decent job (quotes GRI_LSE)
A long time ago, UK had a 2050 emissions target of -60% that only covered CO2. Wise folk @friends_earth (@bryworthington) made Big Ask for a climate bill. @lordstern1 & team wrote definitive review showing action better than inaction. @David_Cameron hugged a husky
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Signs saying “Please Don’t Step On The Grass” couldn’t stop them ...

Hundreds of striking school children take over Parliament Square for the global #schoolstrike4climate protest
After striking schoolchildren swarmed the road and blocked traffic at Parliament here last month - there’s a pretty heavy police presence this time around #SchoolStrikeForClimate @LBC
Children on strike from school march up Whitehall to Downing Street demanding politicians do more to tackle climate change @LBC
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Young climate warriors: This Friday, you may be launching the largest coordinated protests of young people and children in history.

The future you're fighting for? That's what I've spent my life working to see.

I'd like to share some truths, from an old warrior to younger ones.
1. First, you're right. You're right to strike; you're right to march; you're right to feel your fear and rage and longing for a better world.

You are the victims of a monstrous intergenerational crime, and you are as right as humans can be to demand justice.
2. You are so right that—even though I'm a tough-skinned veteran of three decades of this fight—your truth brings tears to my eyes.

You should know that there are millions of older people whose hearts are with you.

You should know you are not, in any way, alone.
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In zwei Monaten beginnen die Aktionstage #PolitischeBildung. Erinnert wird bei den #atpb19 auch der Gründung des Europarats vor 70 Jahren.
Der Europarat ist die älteste und größte zwischenstaatliche Organisation Europas.
Abb./Logo ad #CoE70 | #Europarat70:… Image
Die Aktionstage Politische Bildung wurden mit Blick auf das „European Year of Citizenship through Education 2005“ sowie als öst. Beitrag zum Europaratsprojekt „Education for #DemocraticCitizenship“ ins Leben gerufen und 2003 erstmals durchgeführt.… #atpb19
70 mal #Europarat
Lesen Sie hier aus Anlass #CoE70 | #Europarat70 ab morgen tägl. bis zum #Europatag in 70 Tagen
> Geschichten aus der Geschichte des Europarats, Wissenswertes über Arbeitsfelder & Programme, Infos zu Menschen und Einrichtungen u.v.m.
@AlexanderWojda @Europarat_DE
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