How Do You Make the Climate Movement an Undeniable Force?

Mathieu Lefevre is the co-founder and CEO of More in Common, a nonprofit organization that builds resilience to the threats of polarization and social division. More in Common has already conducted detailed mapping of polarization and the landscape of public attitudes in the U.S. and Western Europe.

Prior to helping launch More in Common, Mathieu was a co-founder of and the executive director of NewCities. He served as a political officer in the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations for five years, based in Southern Afghanistan, Lebanon, and at the UN Security Council in New York.

On the eve of COP26 this past weekend, at Concrete Love in Lisbon, he, therefore, proposed seven principles for making the climate movement an “undeniable force.” You can read a transcript of his talk at


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