92% of global carbon emissions were caused by the Global North. World leaders have so far failed to keep their promises to provide funding for countries affected in the Global South. Is there a solution?
Today, the members of the Environment Committee of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Nature Restoration Law as agreed in the trilogue negotiations, approving the final text with 53 to 28 votes. The proposal is now only one step away from the European Parliament’s side of the co-decision process to become reality: adoption in plenary.
There are many moments throughout history that have seen an overwhelming uprising for change; now is one of those moments. At COP28 it’s time for World Leaders to decide. Will they lead the charge or will they be forced into action by the millions of people around the world who are determined to change our current trajectory?
Martin Harper is the new CEO of BirdLife International. As an experienced advocate and communicator, with 27 years of experience in senior conservation roles, Martin will work with his leadership team to implement a new, ambitious BirdLife strategy.
250 protesters from the Good Food Good Farming movement took to the streets of Brussels. Under the slogan “We can't eat promises!”, the demonstration urged EU decision-makers to deliver on the Green Deal commitments and step up ambition after the 2024 EU elections.