Marcello Brito: Why climate negotiations fail

28 Mar 2022

Last year’s Glasgow Climate Pact fell short of expectations. But why? Consent, not consensus, is the key to working with NGOs, governments and the private sector, according to Brazilian agribusiness leader Marcello Brito.

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  • Marcello Brito

    Leader and co-facilitator, Brazilian Coalition on Climate, Forest and Agriculture

  • Nonette Royo

    Executive Director, The Tenure Facility

  • Elizabeth Mrema

    Executive Secretary , UN Convention on Biological Diversity

  • David Saddington

    COP26 Nature Campaign at the United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

  • Ibrahim Thiaw

    Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

  • Maria Helena Semedo

    Deputy Director-General and Chair , Collaborative Partnership on Forests, FAO

  • John Colmey

    Managing Director, GLF

  • Musonda Mumba

    Director , Rome Centre for Sustainable Development Nature, Climate and Energy

  • Jennifer Morris

    President, Conservation International

  • Yen Parico