If we’re going to talk climate, we need to talk conservation

Kyle Glenn

By |2022-06-15T05:39:33+00:00February 21st, 2020|Approach, Biodiversity, Climate, Conservation, More than Carbon|Comments Off on If we’re going to talk climate, we need to talk conservation

2020 is a big year for climate action. It is the start of a decade of climate action. But if we’re talking climate, we need to be talking about conservation and regeneration, argues our CEO Kirsty Schneeberger.

2020 is a big year for climate and a big year for biodiversity.

Five years on from the momentous UN conference that delivered the Paris Agreement, swiftly followed by the fastest entry into force of any international environmental Treaty, it’s time for countries to step up and deliver on climate action. 2019 and 2020 so far have seen some of the worst climate impacts ever with record temperatures and prolonged droughts causing the devastating fires in Australia; back to back storms in the UK causing severe flooding with warnings still in place; and the temperature of Antarctica rising above 20°C for the first time ever.

Similarly we are witness