Many argue that non-state actors, not governments, will be the real drivers of climate action this century. How do you monitor, coordinate and maximise the potential of the diverse coalitions that now lead the fight against climate change?
For centuries, humans have championed the democratic political system. But can it facilitate the radical change needed to stop the potentially annihilating effects of climate change?
As climate change drives more people from rural to urban settings, how will already fragile cities cope? What must be done to ensure that all cities are safe, sustainable places to live?
What is the relationship between population growth and human-made climate change? Must we necessarily limit the former to fix the latter?
Not everyone sees climate action as a force for good, and resistance to the Paris Agreement comes in many guises. What can be done to convince those who fear the switch to a low-carbon economy?