Nature underpins our global economy, generating approximately $44 trillion of global economic value. Nature can play a fundamental role in achieving net-zero, with the capacity to deliver one third of cost-effective solutions to climate change. Delivering a sustainable net-zero future for land use will require a coordinated transformation. There needs to be a shift towards nature-positive, net-zero land use, which will require ongoing financial support and investment in Nature-based Solutions. Financial institutions should commit to become ‘nature-positive’ by 2030, including reversing biodiversity loss associated with investment and lending portfolios. The world faces converging environmental crises that are inextricably linked: the accelerating destruction of nature and climate change, driven largely by unsustainable production and consumption. Science warns us that if we deviate from the Paris Agreement target to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the world could quickly find itself at a tipping point . Nature underpins our global economy, generating approximately $44 trillion of global economic value. Nature will also play a fundamental role in achieving net-zero, with the capacity to deliver one third of cost-effective solutions to climate change . Meanwhile, croplands account for 38% of the global land surface , and agricultural practices are a significant driver of […]

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