As part of the Global Climate Action Summit, WWF, together with a coalition of partners, issued the 30X30 Food, Forests and Land Challenge, calling on businesses, states, city and local governments, and global citizens to unite and take action to deliver up to 30% of the climate solutions needed by 2030.
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Governors in U.S Climate Alliance announce new wave of climate actions in advance of Global Climate Action Summit
U.S. Climate Alliance states are pursuing opportunities to increase carbon storage in forests, farms, and ecosystems, and are launching a new initiative to identify best practices for land conservation, management and restoration.
Analysis: How ‘natural climate solutions’ can reduce the need for BECCS
To limit global warming to below 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, many scientists assume that the large-scale use of negative emissions in the latter half of the 21st century will be needed. Carbon Brief uses the recently published review of NCS to examine how big a role they could play in contributing to negative emissions.
Sprint to 2020: Getting deforestation out of commodities – how far are we from the finishing line?
How far we are from achieving the commitment to eliminate deforestation from commodity supply chains by 2020? From companies, government to civil society – forest communities gathered at the TFA2020 General Assembly in Accra to discuss.
‘Talanoa’: How can a traditional Fijian gathering bring people and nature together to stop climate change
The term ‘Talanoa’, used in Fiji and across the Pacific, describes a process of inclusive and transparent dialogue. Lisa Schindler Murray, Policy Advisor, International Climate Change at The Nature Conservancy shares her story, as she was honored to present at the Talanoa Dialogue on behalf of the Environmental NGO Constituency.
Forests as a climate solution? Yes, naturally
After decades of anti-deforestation campaigns, many of us may think twice before buying forest products. But is wood use inherently problematic? Forest products are a renewable resource; and if they come from sustainably managed operations, wood use is far from an environmental crime.
2020: let’s put nature top of everybody’s to-do list
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.
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.