We experience the effects of climate change through water, whether that is through droughts and scarcity, increased extreme weather, flooding, or their impacts on water and sanitation infrastructure. TNC’s report ‘Beyond the Source’ shows that source water protection delivers significant water security improvements.
Articles Tagged: Natural Climate Solutions
Greenprint Partners leading the way in helping America’s communities contribute to climate mitigation
As the Global Climate Action Summit kicks off this week, companies like Greenprint Partners are leading the way in helping America’s communities contribute to climate mitigation while also making them more resilient to the climate change effects they have already seen.
Trees making a stand at ‘Rise for Climate’ march
Tens of thousands of protestors gathered in central San Francesco carrying signs, dancing, singing and walking as part of a global protest spanning dozens of cities across the world asking for more to be done to stop climate change. Dancing trees delighted crowds as part of ‘The Forgotten Solution’ on Saturday’s climate march.
N4C interviews Project Drawdown’s VP, Chad Frischmann
Project Drawdown is one of the most exciting developments in the fight against climate change. Around a quarter of the solutions put forward by the Project Drawdown team could be described as natural climate solutions. So, we caught up with its Vice President and Research Director, Chad Frischmann to learn more.
The Mantiqueira mountain range is nestled within the Atlantic Forest which hosts a range of biological diversity similar to that of the Amazon, despite being a fraction of its size. This is where nature and people meet: translated from the original indigenous Tupi language, Mantiqueira means “weeping mountains,” in reference to the abundant rivers and…
Launching the Lands Newsroom
Welcome to our ‘lands newsroom’ for all the best stories and sizzle on lands and nature at the California Climate Summit. You may ask why do we care about land at a climate summit? It’s simple. Protecting and restoring forests, and improving land use more broadly, can deliver 30% of the climate solution needed by…
Finance facilities for sustainable land use
By combining the capabilities of banks, governments and agri-businesses through blended finance instruments UN Environment and partners, have set out to overcome this hurdle and trigger a transformational shift to save forests, restore landscapes, create jobs and transition to climate smart agriculture.
The Bambuti, Batwa and Yawanawa: how indigenous forest peoples are fighting to save their world – and ours
From the Bambuti community in Congo, Burundi’s Batwa people to the Yawanawa people in the Amazon, indigenous communities around the world have always worked on the principle of sustainability – always conscious of keeping resources available for posterity.
Forests provide a critical short-term solution to climate change
There is a “catastrophic climate gap” between the commitments that countries have made under the Paris Climate Agreement and the emissions reductions required to avoid the worst consequences of global warming, according to UN Environment’s Emissions Gap Report 2017.
Forests, food and land can deliver 30% of solutions needed to tackle climate crisis by 2030
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.