Civil society and business orgs urge governments and UN to forge ahead with date and location for urgent Nature TalksPosted by: nature4climate
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Let’s also not pretend we can reach our climate goals without trees
Neglecting investments in nature today is one of the worst things we could do. We need more, not less, investment in nature – for so many obvious reasons.Posted by: nature4climate
New VCMI guidance paves the way for companies to invest in high-integrity carbon markets
The guidance reinforces the emerging consensus that the purchase of carbon credits should represent supplemental action - or “beyond value chain mitigation” - through which companies contribute to the collective global effort to reach net zero, in addition to, not a replacement for, their internal emission reductions in line with credible, net-zero decarbonization strategies.Posted by: nature4climate
Land degradation increases further risk of nature loss and climate impacts, says UNCCDPosted by: nature4climate
The world’s race against the clock: what does the new IPCC ‘Working group III’ say?
Nature loss remains a significant contributor to climate change, as it has been for the past two decades. But the third and last report of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Cycle provides a glimmer of hope.Posted by: nature4climate
What makes a high-quality tree growing project
Private tree growing is an effective method of financing nature-based solutions and removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere. When done correctly, tree-growing can deliver positive social and environmental benefits, including restoring degraded ecosystems, protecting biodiversity, and supporting Indigenous and local communities.Posted by: nature4climate
TNC, WWF, CI, WCS, BirdLife, B4N and WBCSD: The Measurable Nature Positive Goal for the CBD Mission
Humanity faces multiple existential and interconnected threats: nature loss, climate change, pandemics, and inequitable human development patterns.Posted by: nature4climate
Why we must adapt: reflections on the latest IPCC report
Reversing nature loss by 2030, while also halving greenhouse gas emissions this decade, is critical. Nature can also be an effective tool in helping to buffer communities from extreme weather events.Posted by: nature4climate
Internet of Nature: Why Leveraging “NatureTech” Can Scale-Up Nature-Based Solutions
The episode explores how new advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, geospatial mapping, blockchain are changing the game for practitioners all over the world and can be deployed in the service of nature and the climate.Posted by: nature4climate
Voluntary carbon markets and integrity: what really happened at COP26?
Since their inception, voluntary carbon markets have been the subject of widely differing opinions. Some proponents believe they are the silver bullet for addressing climate change in the short term, whilst some activists believe they have no value and actually perpetuate the problems.Posted by: nature4climate