The headlines have heralded the new global climate deal – many groups have highlighted the red lines that the text has crossed. Ambition has been the buzzword of the week, but ambition doesn’t entail action.
Once the cameras leave, the news cycle moves on – what then for the coalition? What then for the people who are still threatened by rising sea levels, extreme weather events and the continued dominance of fossil fuel? How will all these words be put into action?
The focus now needs to shift to individual nations. Each country has made a pledge, now each person needs to not only hold their government to it, but push them to do more, faster, better.
So here are four simple things that we can all do to make #ClimateJusticePeace more likely, and to ensure the agreement in Paris makes lasting, meaningful change: