Onwards from COP28: Why nature must be at the heart of climate decision making

Conservation 17.12.23

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What should we make of COP28? And where do we go from here to tackle climate change, restore nature, and support economic prosperity in the global north and south? At COP28, world leaders increasingly recognized the interdependence between climate and biodiversity. Now, in The Independent, Lord Zac Goldsmith and CEO of Conservation International, M Sanjayan, set out four vital actions to place nature at the heart of climate decision-making in 2024.

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Under intense scrutiny from around the world, COP28 took a topsy-turvy path of delivering for us one moment, but not the next. On the opening day, world leaders announced a long-awaited loss and damage fund to finance nations most affected by floods, droughts, storms and heat; but then announced commitments orders of a magnitude below what is required.

Lord Zac Goldsmith and M. Sanjayan to Independent