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.
Articles Tagged: Natural Climate Solutions
N4C spokespeople respond to IPCC 1.5 report and the importance of NCS
The much-awaited special report on global warming at 1.5C from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) calls for “rapid, far reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” if governments and industries are to avoid uncontrollable natural tipping points. N4C spokespeople responded to the report and the importance of NCS in stabilising the word’s climate.
Global Climate Action Summit – That’s a wrap
Thanks for joining us this week, we hope you’ve had fun. That’s a wrap folks. See you next time!
“The Forgotten Solution” coalition writes from climate summit to United Nations: Don’t forget forests, food and land
Stiltwalkers dressed as giant trees will deliver a letter this afternoon (Friday) to the driver of an electric car, to be driven coast-to-coast from the summit in San Francisco to the United Nations in New York and handed over to United Nations Secretary General António Guterres.
Indigenous peoples – keepers of some of our planet’s most important knowledge
They are keepers of some of our planet’s most important knowledge. With a deep connection to nature and reliance on natural resources, they are critical partners in stewarding our world’s lands and waters. Yet the voices of indigenous peoples are often excluded when planning conservation, environmentalism and sustainability.
Soil as an important carbon stock
Soil is an important carbon stock – it stores three times as much carbon as the atmosphere. If the carbon in soil rose by just 0.4% per year, it would be enough to halt the increase in CO2 concentration in the atmosphere related to human activities.
Watch The Forgotten Solution trailer here today
OVER ONE BILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING || From the creator of “The Big Bang” and “Garden of Eden” || Coming this fall, winter, spring and summer. Nature is The Forgotten Solution. Watch the full trailer here today.
Global summit players recognize forests as leading natural climate solutions
Putting forests at the heart of the climate change conversation was the focus of two new initiatives unveiled at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco this week – The Rainforest Journalism Fund and Cities4Forests. Read more about the initiatives and who is behind them.
Voices from the land sector explain their hopes for GCAS and beyond
The Global Climate Action Summit officially kicks off on Thursday. Voices from the land sector describe what they’d like to see happen this week and beyond.
Restoration targets in climate goals and ways to remove carbon from the sky
As countries consider ways to increase the ambition of their current national climate plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, they appear to be leaving one of their best players on the bench: forests. WRI interrogates what might work from new technologies to land management practices.