Bernadette Fischler, Head of Advocacy for the 2020 Project at WWF-UK, tells us why 2020 will be a crucial year for the environment and, since we all depend on the natural world, why it will an important year for us too.
Economic Growth and Climate Solution? Think Wood.
Wood has been used as a construction material for 10,000 years, but it is gathering a new importance that goes beyond providing four walls. More and more countries are incentivising the use of timber in buildings, but why?
New study shows mangrove forests soils hold more than 6.4 billion tons of carbon globally
The most detailed study to date of the soil carbon stored in mangrove forests has revealed that these soils hold more than 6.4 billion tons of carbon globally, according to a new paper in Environmental Research Letters.
Upscaling nature’s potential for climate mitigation – will Commonwealth countries lead the way?
The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy has become one of the leading efforts to protect and restore the world’s forests. So far, the initiative has contributed to reforestation and afforestation efforts in 35 of the 53 Commonwealth countries.
Glenn Prickett at the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility 10th anniversary
Glenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy, joined the Connect4Climate Media Zone during the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s (FCPF) 10th anniversary, to discuss natural climate solutions and the future of forests.
Sustainable Land Bonds
The Sustainable Land Bonds report, produced in partnership with the Climate Bonds Initiative, shows how tropical forest countries can use sustainable land bonds to access the capital they need to transition to sustainable, low-carbon land-management systems.
At Nature4Climate we like to celebrate nature’s role in fighting dangerous climate change.
Techno fixes for the environment or natural climate solutions and ‘nature-tech’?
It can be tempting in this tech-obsessed age to ascribe technology as the panacea to all our problems.
Pangolins for trees—how the world’s only scaled mammal does its bit for the climate
Have you heard of a pangolin? If not—then please read on. Sometimes known as scaly anteaters because of their appearance, they have long tongues and favourite snacks.
When does a water problem become a climate solution?
Where does climate meet water meet soil? If we look after one, we often look after another.