Christian conservation network calls all countries to include Nature-based Solutions in climate plans


Atewa Forest – Image A Rocha

International Christian conservation network A Rocha has printed a particular briefing paper on nature-based options (NbS), offering detailed suggestions to governments at COP26 on together with nature-based options in their nationwide climate plans, and making certain that native communities are absolutely concerned in planning.

This is the primary time that nature-based options (NbS) will function prominently in discussions at a serious world climate summit, with a devoted ‘Nature Day’ happening at COP on Saturday 6 November. COP26 has firmly established the restoration of ecosystems and habitats on the coronary heart of climate coverage making, with forest restoration and financing of nature options that includes strongly in the primary week of negotiations. However, no less than 30 countries make no reference to them at all in their up to date plans to tackle climate change (‘Nationally Determined Contributions’ or NDCs) which they’re required to submit at this COP in compliance with the 2015 Paris Agreement. Many others have solely weak reference to this main avenue of addressing each climate and biodiversity loss collectively.