The world is being put at “extreme risk” by the failure of economics to take account of the rapid depletion of the natural world and needs to find new measures of success to avoid a catastrophic breakdown, a landmark review has concluded.
The pledge will be a key discussion theme at a biodiversity summit later this year, but there is scepticism about whether countries will actually deliver on it, given the world’s failure to meet a single one of the 20 Aichi biodiversity targets agreed in Japan in 2010.
Arctic Peoples speak of the challenges of ice melting beneath their feet and coastal villages being swept away.
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“We want real action”. A two-week, youth led COP26 with participants from around the world, raising ambitions for next year’s COP26 in Glasgow.
Petition the EU to make a strong law to keep products linked to global deforestation out of the EU market.
Sign Oil Change International’s letter calling on the Inter-American Development Bank to stop funding oil and gas extraction and associated infrastructure.
Citizens’ Climate Assemblies in UK and France conclude their deliberations with recommendations to their respective governments.
The letter says “You must stop pretending that we can solve the climate-and-ecological crisis without treating it as a crisis.” Meanwhile, in UK, climate campaigners are challenging the Government’s green recovery plans, claiming they are inadequate and “clearly unlawful” in light of the UK’s obligations to reduce emissions.
In July G20 governments will meet to plan the recovery from COVID-19. A new report shows that they are still bankrolling the climate crisis.