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Post-Paris climate future: the role of nature-based solutions

For the first time ever, the world’s governments have reached a global agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and keep the global average temperature rise below 2°C. Consensus at the UN climate summit in Paris (COP21) is to drive efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Healthy ecosystems are vital in climate change agreements

IUCN is highlighting the importance of healthy ecosystems in providing practical solutions to tackling climate change in the COP21 negotiations being held in Paris, France, from 30 November to 11 December.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems


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