We can transform fear into empowerment but we need tenacity, entrepreneurship, resources and appropriate tools – as well as a commitment from all generations, argue marine ecologist Carlos M. Duarte and Russian model Ria Serebryakova.
As the world accelerates its transition to a net-zero, resilient future and recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, green maritime transport, offshore renewable energy, nature-based ocean solutions, and sustainable low carbon seafood, represent critical solutions.
Our parent’s generation put a man on the moon eight years after JFK’s commitment to do so in May 1961. In this decisive decade, when faced with the threat of a climate emergency, how can we do any less? In corporate boardrooms across the world, the challenge is increasingly being accepted: climate change poses an […]
Progress on climate action in critical sectors of the global economy, including steel, shipping, green hydrogen and nature is well underway.
“As the world around us is changing, both in terms of the green energy revolution and in terms of the climate conditions we will have to operate in, if we do not change, adapt and add our ability to reduce emissions, then we will be left behind technologically, operationally and socially,” Lieutenant-General Richard Nugee CB CVO CBE.
“In the last 12 years, nine of the 13 oldest and five of the six largest baobabs on continental Africa have died. And it looks like climate change is one of the reasons for this,” award winning filmmaker and naturalist Cyrille Cornu.
The roadmap shows that net zero has become mainstream, fossil fuels must be phased out urgently and that those businesses that work towards cutting their emissions in line with 1.5C will be in the best position to thrive, argues We Mean Business CEO, María Mendiluce.
Major economies have agreed to end support for coal production and recognize the “critical role the ocean and seas play for biodiversity and in regulating the Earth’s climate”.
One third of invertebrate pollinators, such as bees, face extinction globally. Professor Lindsay Jaacks explains why we need to think very carefully about releasing chemicals specifically designed to kill into the environment.
The solutions to the great 21st century challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss become clearer if we view them through the ocean’s blue lens, argues Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.
When time and resources are dedicated to regenerative farming practices, they pay dividends, both for farmers and for the wildlife they are encouraging. In turn, a healthier ecosystem results in higher yields and productivity – a win-win situation for the farming sector.
The Maldives is creating an innovative floating city that will help mitigate the effects of climate change and stay on top of rising sea levels.
“If we can do something good for our health, and it’s also good for the planet, what a winning combination!” Dr Leslie Cho, professor of medicine and section head of preventive cardiology and rehabilitation, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.
Alok Sharma said COP26 will be the world’s best chance of building a cleaner, greener future and “our last hope of keeping 1.5 degrees alive”.