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In its function because the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) host and world local weather chief, the United Kingdom commissioned an unbiased evaluate of the economics of biodiversity. Published earlier this 12 months, the Dasgupta Review discovered that humanity has collectively mismanaged its “global portfolio” of nature and that our calls for far exceed the pure world’s capability to provide the “goods and services” on which we rely. As international locations put together to announce bold local weather mitigation targets and daring adaptation actions subsequent month on the COP26 in Glasgow, the report requires disrupting the incentives in our world financial and monetary methods that drive overconsumption of pure ecosystems and make people more and more weak to the harmful impacts of local weather change.
Please be a part of the Center for American Progress and the British Embassy for a digital dialogue with Dr. Jane Lubchenco of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, writer of the Dasgupta Review. The distinguished panel will talk about how centering pure capital will help people deal with local weather change, cease the extinction disaster, and avert environmental catastrophe. The occasion will even talk about the present state of the local weather, President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, and the newly launched bipartisan Fostering Overseas Rule of Law and Environmentally Sound Trade (FOREST) Act.
We would love to hear your questions. Please submit any questions for our distinguished panel through e-mail at CAPeventquestions@americanprogress.org or on Twitter utilizing #NatureCenteredEconomy. Live captioning can be out there on Zoom and on the YouTube livestream.
John Podesta, Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors, Center for American Progress
Dame Karen Pierce DCMG, British Ambassador to the United States
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Deputy Director for Climate and Environment, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge