Tuesday 1st February 2021 — N4C applauds the UK Government for publishing The Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity. It cites that economies can only function by mainstreaming nature into all our decision-making, exploring the full extent of nature’s contribution to our global economies, livelihoods and wellbeing. The Dasgupta Review concludes that nature’s services are essential to functioning societies. It also represents the first time that a national finance ministry has sponsored a full assessment of nature’s economic importance.
Articles Tagged: Natural Climate Solutions
One Planet Summit sets hopeful tone for 2021 on nature and climate
Wednesday 13th January 2021 — How can we transform our economic systems in a way that restores nature and balance to the climate? “Nature, the true engine of our economy” are seven words among thousands in Prince Charles’ Terra Carta, a private sector initiative announced at the One Planet Summit on Monday – alongside many other initiatives.
World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, climate summit warned
Thursday 17th December 2020 — “The world is still not on track to fulfil the 2015 Paris climate agreement, the UK’s business secretary Alok Sharma warned, after a summit of more than 70 world leaders on the climate crisis ended with few new commitments on greenhouse gas emissions,” The Guardian story leads. In terms of natural climate solutions, here’s what the N4C team and our partners recorded.
Win-wins for climate and nature
Monday 16th November — Why choosing priority areas for conservation works to help wildlife, store carbon and fight climate change. A new report co-authored by the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) and supporting partners shows that coordinating priority areas to conserve both biodiversity and carbon stocks is key to meeting ambitious goals for both nature and climate.
Race to zero dialogues: Nature’s place in the race
Thursday 5th November — Nature’s Place in the Race is a series of live events featuring dialogues from across the full nature based solutions spectrum. Join us to explore the role nature can play in achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
N4C response to Leaders’ Pledge
Monday 28th October 2020 — Political leaders participating in the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity in September 2020, representing more than 60 countries from all regions and the European Union, have committed to reversing biodiversity loss by 2030. By doing so, these leaders are sending a united signal to step up global ambition and encourage others to match their collective ambition for nature, climate and people with the scale of the crisis at hand.
Trust the numbers: Most comprehensive and up-to-date NCS World Atlas of NBS mitigation potential
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 — Our NCS World Atlas has had a makeover and a shot in the arm with new data. It helps policymakers, the perplexed, the curious and the trailblazers come to terms with natural climate mitigation potential globally with a new influx of regionally-explicit science and a simple, intuitive interface.
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.