Monday 21st September — Imagine for one minute that Nature4Climate has been successful. By 2030, this is what the Earth would look like. Our planet will be green again and our atmosphere clean. Where it can be, our food will be grown in a way that regenerates the soil. Our forests will be growing, not burning or falling, and our mangroves will stand strong and protect the coastal communities.
Reflections on 2020 from a Nature Campaigner
Thursday 27th July 2020 — This year was full of best laid plans for the environment. Campaigners were colloquially calling 2020 a “super-year,” with three critical international meetings that could yield a strong global treaty on biodiversity, a long-awaited high seas ocean agreement, and a climate convention which was to hold countries to account and ratchet up global climate ambition. Decades-long negotiations and intergovernmental meetings might finally culminate in transformative globally agreed action.
IUCN launches first-ever global nature-based solutions standard
Thursday 23rd July 2020 — Today, IUCN releases the first-ever global standard that will help mainstream nature-based solutions while protecting people and the planet. After a two-year participatory consultation process with almost a thousand people, IUCN has developed a framework for both the public and the private sector. The goal is to move towards reliable, consistent and internationally-recognised standards for planning and implementing nature-based solutions.
Nature at the heart of our recovery
Our coming webinar brings together leading experts in the field to discuss how we move from stasis to action and bring nature into our recovery.
Connecting the People Growing A Trillion Trees the Right Way
TerraMatch helps tree-growers access reliable funding to scale up, understand the fragmented market better, and showcase their work to a global audience.
Investing in nature-based solutions has much to offer for a resilient recovery
Tuesday 9th June 2020 — Our understanding of the range of benefits that nature-based solutions (NBS) deliver for people around the world is deepening. Apart from having a central role in fighting climate change, NBS can create jobs, filter water, reduce air pollution, provide resilience to extreme weather and regulate local climate.
EU launches Biodiversity Strategy for 2030
Wednesday 20th May 2020 — The EU has just released its new Biodiversity Strategy, a plan to tackle the accelerating collapse of nature both within Members States’ territories and those countries from which they import key commodities. Halting biodiversity loss within both land and ocean ecosystems is essential to sustain the natural systems providing protection, food, and livelihoods that our societies and economies rely on.
#NatureNow film awards two wins at The Webby Awards
Wednesday 20th May 2020 — Nature4Climate is delighted to announce that the powerful short film #NatureNow is a both a Webby Winner and Webby PV Winner in Video: Public Service & Activism (Official Listing).
VOTE TODAY: #NatureNow film on natural climate solutions is up for a Webby award
Wednesday 6th May 2020 — Last year’s video featuring Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot narrating the power of nature as a climate solution is up for a Webby Award and we need your help to push it to the top spot. Nature4Climate loves this video’s powerful and simple message. We posted this film in September 2019 and since then we’ve seen increased momentum and acknowledgement of their role.
Chile strengthens climate commitments
Friday 17th April 2020 — In a welcome move this week, Chile formally submitted its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). The 2015 Paris Agreement calls for States to submit new or revised plans, known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) by 2020, with the expectation that each subsequent NDC will contain more ambitious targets to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions into the future.