New global nature pact hangs in balance as ‘world burns’

About 195 countries are set to finalise a deal this year to halt human damage to plants, animals and ecosystems KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Despite being two years behind schedule due to the pandemic, talks between governments aimed at brokering a new global pact to protect nature made little concrete progress […]

COP26: Pivotal Progress Made on Sustainable Forest Management and Conservation

UN Climate Change News, 10 November 2021 – The sustainable management and conservation of the world’s forests has been significantly boosted at COP26 with financial pledges, technical progress and a declaration by World Leaders and other stakeholders on ‘Forests and Land Use’. Realising that action is needed now to preserve forests’ crucial role in contributing to resilience-building, emission […]

UN Scales up Climate Action to Protect Forests

  UN Climate Change News, 21 March 2022 – Today’s International Day of Forests under the theme “Forests and sustainable production and consumption,” is an opportunity to highlight the significant role of forests in the context of climate change. Forests globally are under immense pressure. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report […]