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.
Articles Tagged: Climate Change
‘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.
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.
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.
Ratchet up spending to meet crucial climate goals
Climate Policy Initiative released their Global Landscape Finance 2017 report, which shows that investment is still needed in agriculture, forestry and land-use.