Nature Based Solutions to Climate Change – CGP Workshop

The report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on August 8, 2021 has confirmed the critical condition of the climate crisis and how many proven, available, affordable, nature-based solutions (NBS) have an essential role to play in preserving a liveable planet. G20 leaders have recognized the power on NBS but only very recently and … Read more

Protecting Climate and Biodiversity

“Biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation are currently among the top threats facing humanity.” This is how last year’s UN Summit on Biodiversity describes the urgency of stopping biodiversity loss, noting the detrimental impact on food security, water supplies and also human health. The causes for the rapid loss of biodiversity are diverse, including agricultural expansion, … Read more

The Great Realignment for a better future

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on how interdependent the world has become: the virus has spread across the world in no time, has brought economies down and global debt levels up. It has shown how fragile many achievements are: inequalities were exposed and trust in government was eroded as individual freedom was constrained. … Read more

Summit Round-Up: Closing Panel – Chapter 4

In the closing panel of the Global Solutions Summit 2020, panelists look back at the key moments and highlight the crucial takeaways and policy recommendations for the G20. Policy responses to the pandemic, ideas on the future of multilateralism, mitigating climate change, and addressing the social challenges associated digitalization are in the spotlight of this … Read more

YGC Statement on Stable Food Systems and Bioeconomy

The required move from a fossil fuel-based economy to a bioeconomy, characterized by a sustainable use of renewable resources, entails a number of trade-offs that need to be addressed. Policy-makers need to understand the trade-offs in order to make the right decisions. This panel discusses the important trade-off between agricultural production for food and bio … Read more

What can the G20 do: Sustainable bioeconomy and stable food systems

The required move from a fossil fuel-based economy to a bioeconomy, characterized by a sustainable use of renewable resources, entails a number of trade-offs that need to be addressed. Policy-makers need to understand the trade-offs in order to make the right decisions. This panel discusses the important trade-off between agricultural production for food and bio … Read more

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