Nature4Climate promotes the critical role that nature plays in restoring balance to our climate.

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Bonn SB60 negotiations update: what’s at stake for nature

The Nature4Climate team and partners are on the ground at the UNFCCC SB60 negotiations occurring in Bonn. Read about the latest on negotiations for key topics related to nature including Article 6 rules, National Adaptation Plans (NAP), advancements in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) plans, climate finance negotiations, delivery of Global Stocktake outcomes and more!

NbS Commitment Tracker update

Ahead of the 2024 Bonn Climate Change Conference, the Nature4Climate Coalition is releasing a post-COP28 update of its Commitment Tracker. The new data reveals that 46% of publicly announced joint actions aimed at accelerating the implementation of nature-based solutions still lack sufficient evidence of progress.

The Nature Positive Hub at London Climate Action Week 2024

Building upon the success of our Nature Positive Hub at New York Climate Week, we are expanding our efforts to London Climate Action Week in collaboration with NGO partners and private sector sponsors. N4C will host a day of discussions and networking opportunities focusing on overcoming hesitations in finance, carbon markets, and the use of technology.  Register now to join us on June 26th, 2024.

Four crucial topics to discuss at the Nature Positive Hub in London

On June 26th, leaders across business & finance will discuss how the crucial ingredients of deforestation-free finance, ‘nature tech’, carbon markets and investment in nature-based solutions need to come together in order for business to reconfigure its relationship with our natural world. Know more about the Nature Positive Hub agenda and why the nature positive economy will be one of the hot topics during the London Climate Action Week.

Nature4Climate Weekly Brief: June 5 - 11

Stay up to date with the latest news, analysis, events, case studies and job postings across the environmental landscape.

Finance for nature creeped up, but still falls well short of what’s needed

We need nature-based solutions (NbS) to provide up to a third of the mitigation required by 2030 in order to keep the goals of the Paris Agreement in reach. However, in 2022 they received roughly $200 billion a year, – up from $154 billion in 2021. While this represents an increase of 11%, it is still only a third (37%) of what’s needed by 2030 to achieve global climate and biodiversity goals. 

 

Unlock nature's potential with naturebase

Discover a new online platform bringing together science, policy and people to unlock the power of nature in tackling climate change.

New paper: "The Principles of Natural Climate Solutions"

Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) contribute to short- and long-term climate change mitigation, offering essential benefits for biodiversity and communities. A new paper, “The Principles of Natural Climate Solutions,” led by The Nature Conservancy and authored by experts from seven organizations, outlines guidelines for incentivizing and implementing global efforts to protect, better manage, and restore nature. Published in the journal Nature Communications, it provides a framework for effective action.

The Nature Calendar 2024

Include key nature events in your agenda to advocate for nature-based solutions and climate action.

NbS Policy Tracker

In a recent evaluation of global policies, Nature4Climate in partnership with Arboretica uncovered startling statistics about the allocation of budgets for nature-based solutions (NbS). The findings, powered by advanced artificial intelligence, indicate that a mere 12% of policies worldwide have dedicated budgets for NbS implementation.

Natural climate solutions

In the next decade, nature can provide one third of the solution to climate change.

We need the world to become #NaturePositive.

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Nature4Climate voices

It is very important to not only be carbon neutral, but also to be nature positive. We must act now.”

Iván Duque Márquez
Former President of Colombia

I think we’ve run out of time. This is the decadal challenge, and those of us alive can begin to change the course and put us back on the right track.”

Christiana Figueres
Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC
and Founding Partner at Global Optimism

My government has pledged to protect this biodiversity—to protect our flora and fauna communities. And for that we have taken up the challenge to plant ten billion trees.”

Imran Khan
Former Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

We must together think but also act differently. As conserving nature is not just a moral issue, but it is also a question of survival.”

Uhuru Kenyatta
Former President of the Republic, Kenya

In the fight against climate change, in our struggle to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement, there is simply no viable pathway without protecting the world’s forests.”

Eron Bloomgarden
Executive Director, Emergent

We know that our only chance to have a possibility of liveable environment with functioning life support systems on a stable planet is if we become stewards of both nature and climate, as an integrated whole.”

Johan Rockström
Chief Scientist, Conservation International and Co-Director of the Potsdam Institute

While the loss of nature might often seem far away, it connects all of us, causing disruption, devastation and hardship.”

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema
Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity

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About Nature4Climate

Nature4Climate is a coalition of 20+ environmental organisations on a mission to promote the critical role that nature plays in restoring balance to the climate for people and the planet.

Science and Research

Nature-based solutions are scientifically-backed ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and storing additional carbon in the world’s forests, grasslands and wetlands.

NCS Pathways

Explore solutions that help protect, manage and restore natural ecosystems