Europe’s agriculture industry is being urged to reduce meat and dairy production after research suggested it has surpassed safe limits for greenhouse emissions. A report from Rural Investment Support For Europe (RISE) supports Greenpeace’s campaign to drastically reduce global meat and dairy production by 2050 to keep the Paris climate agreement on track.
But while total emissions reduced at an economy-wide level, and in some sectors at certain times, none of the sectors improved consistently at the rate needed to achieve the Paris climate targets.
Halting deforestation, managing forests sustainably, restoring degraded forests and adding to worldwide tree cover all require actions to avoid potentially damaging consequences for the planet and its people, according to The State of the World's Forests 2018.Forests and trees contribute far more to human livelihoods than is commonly known, playing crucial roles in food security, drinking water, renewable energy and rural economies.
It’s a move expected to catalyze development of the green bond market in Indonesia, leading to the mobilization of more private capital for green financing to combat climate change and spur Indonesia’s transition to a low-carbon economy.