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European Climate Pact

Together for 1.5°C

To avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis, we need to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Meet the people whose actions are making a difference.

Anna Desogus - My world, my action, our planet: meet the environmentalist who instigated a chain reaction by inspiring others to spread the climate action message

Anna began her career by pursuing a childhood dream: working in London as a manager for classical musicians. However, after a decade working in the industry, Anna decided to change her career to address some of the climate-related challenges she had witnessed in her role and make a difference to the environment. “That kind of lifestyle means you’re flying non-stop,” she says.

Sébastien Lahaye - My world, my action, our planet: meet the firefighter spreading the word about wildfire prevention

Rising temperatures as a result of climate change have sparked an increase in wildfires across Europe, igniting a burning crisis that threatens homes, communities and lives. French firefighter and European Climate Pact Ambassador Sébastien Lahaye believes that part of the solution lies not in Europe, but in the Australian Outback. Learning the fire prevention techniques of Indigenous Australians, Sébastien has made it his mission to spread the message about how we use and manage land, so that the frequency and severity of wildfires in France and across Europe can be reduced.

Frank Deboosere - My world, my action, our planet: meet the weatherman leading the charge to prevent the storm of climate change

When Frank Deboosere began delivering weather forecasts to millions of Belgians in the 1980s, he didn’t know he was setting out on a path that would lead to him becoming a pioneer of climate action. Today, he volunteers as an Ambassador of the European Climate Pact, fusing his scientific knowledge of meteorology with his popularity to motivate Belgians to get on their bikes, improve their health and wellbeing, and help prevent the impending storm of climate change.