How forestry can solve the climate and biodiversity crises

16 Dec 2022

  How can sustainable forestry help us meet our climate, restoration and biodiversity goals?   Forests cover about 30% of the earth’s land mass and host about 80% of the world’s biodiversity. They provide subsistence, employment opportunities and income to a quarter of the world’s population. So, how can we scale up investments in forest […]

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Food and forests: Accelerating action to reduce Scope 3 emissions

23 Nov 2022

  Accelerating action to reduce Scope 3 emissions   The world’s food systems urgently need to be reset. Our current systems encroach on the land – particularly forests. This session focuses on three commodities that drive forest loss: beef, soy, and palm oil. It will look at how we can best accelerate action to reduce […]

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How the war in Ukraine is causing a food crisis

9 Sep 2022

Ukraine’s key role in the global food system   According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ukraine produces about 10 percent of global wheat exports and 14 percent of corn exports, in addition to about half of all sunflower oil and a substantial amount of barley and fertilizers. Due to the Russian invasion, much of […]