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Collective action can have a huge impact. Show world leaders ahead of the @UN #ClimateAction Summit that we can come together to confront the climate emergency, and that we expect the same from them. Join us and #ActNow !
A Super Solution for the #ClimateCrisis ? Peatlands. Although they cover only 3% of land surface, they store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests. ➡ We need international commitments for peatland protection & restoration #ClimateAction now.
• Turning rainwater into drinking water • Recycling for social benefit • 33 other ambitious ideas for the environment In September 7 #YoungChamps winners will be chosen & they get to scale their solution for the benefit of the environment - stay tuned!
📌 Full of flavor 📌 More nutrients 📌 Support for the local economy 📌 Safer food supply These are just a few of the many benefits of local produce. Join the #ActNow movement, shop local ➡ . #ClimateAction
🆕 ➡️ A report from the @WorldBank argues that without urgent action, water quality will continue to deteriorate, impacting human health, massively reducing food production & stalling economic progress.
People's health will be increasingly threatened unless urgent action is taken to protect our planet. This means: 🔵 Investing in green innovation & circularity 🔵 Using more renewables 🔵 Eating less meat 🔵 Reducing waste #GEO6 Report:
Climate change has ripple effects. Some of the most devastating chain reactions to climate change are: 🔹Extreme weather⛈ 🔹Loss of biodiversity☘🐢 🔹Rising sea-levels🌊 🔹Extreme heat and drought☀ We need to #ActNow #ClimateAction
Arpit Dhupar of India is a Young Champion of the Earth. His groundbreaking technique filters 90% of particulate matter from diesel generators & turns it into ink, without impairing mechanical performance. #YoungChamps