Daigneault Weighs in on Nature-based Solutions at 2022 Conference of the Parties Summit (COP27) in Egypt

Nature is the Solution!?!

 Adam Daigneault, EL Gidding Associate Professor of Forest Policy and Economics, University of Maine School of Forest Resources

Day 10 at COP27 was Biodiversity Day, where Ministers, delegates, and observers all championed the role that nature has in helping achieve global climate change adaptation and mitigation goals. Many noted that for many years the climate crisis and the biodiversity crisis have been treated as separate issues, while there really is no viable route to limiting global warming to 1.5°C without urgently protecting and restoring nature. [Read on…]