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Why Wetlands Can (And Should) Boost Your NDC

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Why Wetlands Can (And Should) Boost Your NDC

Why Wetlands Can (And Should) Boost Your NDC

With emissions from the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector contribut

Four countries from the global South to share peatland experiences

Four countries from the global South to share peatland experiences

As the World marks United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation on 12 September, preparations are under way for a major step forward in the global South – cooperation on protecting ...

Climate change and deforestation threaten world’s largest tropical peatland

Climate change and deforestation threaten world’s largest tropical peatland

Just over a year ago, scientists announced the discovery of the world’s largest intact tropical peatland in a remote part of the Congo’s vast swampy basin.

Why Aren't We Using Nature to Fight Climate Change?

Why Aren't We Using Nature to Fight Climate Change?

Forests, mangroves, and wetlands are sometimes seen as the easy option—yet using nature to tackle climate change can be surprisingly controversial.

UN warns most plans for limiting climate change would wreck the planet

UN warns most plans for limiting climate change would wreck the planet

Almost every plan for limiting warming to 2°C or less relies heavily on bioenergy, but the latest UN report says we don’t have enough land to spare

Peatlands are crucial carbon sinks but they are not on the map

Peatlands are crucial carbon sinks but they are not on the map

Imagine semi-decayed plant material accumulating for thousands of years under water-logged conditions. This thick and condensed layer of soil that packs a large amount of organic carbon is ...

Peatlands release more methane when disturbed by roads

Peatlands release more methane when disturbed by roads

Roads built through acidic wetlands may make greenhouse gas emissions from the wetlands spike by damming natural water flow, according to a new study in AGU's Journal of Geophysical ...

Nature’s Make or Break Potential for Climate Change

Nature’s Make or Break Potential for Climate Change

Study shows we’ve been underestimating nature’s role in tackling climate change.

Can Planting a Trillion Trees Stop Climate Change? Scientists Say it’s a Lot More Complicated

Can Planting a Trillion Trees Stop Climate Change? Scientists Say it’s a Lot More Complicated

Compared with cutting fossil fuels, tree planting would play only a small role in combating the climate crisis.

Scientists Zero in on Trees as a Surprisingly Large Source of Methane

Scientists Zero in on Trees as a Surprisingly Large Source of Methane

Recent research is showing that trees, especially in tropical wetlands, are a major source of the second most important greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, methane. The knowledge that certain ...

New research identifies carbon-rich lands that are essential to avoiding climate change catastrophe

New research identifies carbon-rich lands that are essential to avoiding climate change catastrophe

Tuesday 31st March 2020 — We know that the world needs to “keep it in the ground” when it comes to fossil fuels. Now new research in the journal Nature Climate Change from Conservation ...