N4C is delighted that the Guardian and in particular George Monbiot has catalysed so many diverse voices to champion the cause of natural climate solutions.
Articles Tagged: Climate
We’re on track to blow past 1.5°C temperature rise – it’s time to work with nature to address the climate challenge
To help achieve the necessary scale and impact, WBCSD announce that they’re working with key players in the business and NGO communities to mobilize investment in natural climate solutions through carbon finance.
Five reflections on last week’s UN climate change report
“Terrifying.” “Time to Wake Up.” “Final Call”. “Ten years to Act” were just some of the headlines. Could this report, as shocking as it is, actually be the much-needed catalyst for action we’ve all been waiting for? Read what TNC’s Director of Global Lands has to say.
Missing Pathways to 1.5°C: The role of the land sector in ambitious climate action
ActionAid and the Climate, Land, Ambition and Rights Alliance (CLARA) released a new report on climate change “Missing Pathways to 1.5°C: The role of the land sector in ambitious climate action.” In the aftermath of last week’s climate report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world must now ask tough questions on the transformation and development pathways that are urgently needed.
Climate change leaders commit to putting forests at heart of solutions
Environmentalist and UN messenger for peace Dr. Jane Goodall set down a powerful challenge to climate change leaders gathered in San Francisco this week to recognize forests as part of the solution.
Increased action by governments and business on land sector to address climate change needed
On the first day of the Ministerial Climate Change (MOCA) Summit, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five not-for-profits launched an initiative calling for concerted action to address a neglected area of climate change–the land sector.
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.
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.
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?
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.