IUCN President calls on countries for a renewed commitment to forests

In the UN Association-UK's recent ‪Climate2020‬ publication, IUCN President Xinsheng makes a strong case for forest conservation and restoration as a key part of the climate change solution. 

IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng at the 6th Asia Regional Conservation Forum

In Mr. Xinsheng's Climate2020 article, entitled, "Forests: a natural solution", he writes:

"As the world moves toward a climate agreement in Paris this December and beyond, it is imperative that national leaders work to implement the New York Declaration on Forests, sustain forest climate financing, and include forest and land use in their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions under the UNFCCC."

Read the full article, published in the Climate2020's June report, entitled "Facing the Future".  

 

Work area: 
Business
Climate Change
Forests
Climate Change
Forests
Livelihoods
Locally Controlled Forests
Forests
REDD+
Forests
Forest Landscape Restoration
Forests
Locally Controlled Forests
Location: 
Asia
West and Central Africa
China
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