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 in an unduly limited way. Which ones should the G20 Rome Summit act on in a sufficiently ambitious way? After a review of the G20’s record, experts from the important global regions and communities of North America, the Caribbean, SIDS and global south, and Russia and the BRICS offer answers, based on the Policy Brief they helped prepare for the Think 20 advice to G20 leaders in 2021. G20 Governance, North America’s Natural Superpower Solutions John Kirton, Co-Director of the G20 Research Group and Director of the G7 Research Group at the University of Toronto NBS for a Healthy Caribbean, SIDS, and South James Hospedales, Founder of EarthMedic and Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency NBS from Russia, China and the BRICS
Irina Popova, Researcher, Centre for International Institutions Research at RANEPA
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