World WWF calls for better climate and biodiversity protection
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The Biden administration’s proposed federal budget confronts the challenge of climate change with a bold agenda for addressing it. It provides funding to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, invest in infrastructure and climate resiliency, expand climate research and policy development, and partner with the global community to respond to this shared challenge. The budget turns climate goals into achievable actions.
of G7 countries The Environmental Protection Organization WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) has called the participants of the G7 summit in Cornwall for better protection of global biodiversity and climate.
The G7 states are "some of the main causes of climate crisis and loss of biodiversity," said WWF-Germany-boss Eberhard Brandes on Thursday of a message. They are as a relevant investor in a special responsibility, "also to enable a livable future to our children".
for the summit lasting from Friday to Sunday, he demanded a clear positioning to say goodbye to the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD) in October in China "an ambitious international framework to preserve biodiversity". The Federal Government should double their contributions to climate financing to eight billion euros annually from 2025, he demanded. The Corona Pandemic show clearly how important it is to protect the habitats of animals, because the risk of diseases transmitted by animals gives the stronger the wild animals on the body ", according to the WWF Germany board.
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Climate risk disclosures must be transparent .
Climate-related financial regulation now seems like a matter of when, not if. © Getty Images Climate risk disclosures must be transparent While this will be an important milestone in the fight against climate change, it is also critical that any future regulations are implemented with scientific integrity at the forefront. If we want climate risk disclosures to be more than just symbolic gestures, financial institutions and regulators must require that the data, models and methodologies used to determine those risks be made public as well.