Search by topic:
19 December 2022 by Jeremy Wright
What COP27 and 'Net Zero' was to Climate, so COP15 and 'Nature Positive' is for Biodiversity and the Conference underway in Montreal has struck a '30 by 30' deal to restore 30% of the Earth for 'nature' by 2030.
Amid plummeting insect numbers, acidifying oceans filled with plastic waste, and rampant overconsumption of the planet’s resources, the agreement, if implemented, could signal major changes to farming, business supply chains and the role of Indigenous communities in conservation.
China’s environment minister and Cop15 president, Huang Runqiu pushed through the agreement (and the US didn't sign):