Addressing the Triple Emergency: Poverty, Climate Change, and Environmental Degradation
2020 marks the start of a decade in which we must collectively limit climate change, restore nature, and make our societies more equal and just.
Otherwise, we will emerge from this global pandemic locked into a climate emergency, a nature emergency, and a poverty emergency. We will undermine our and future generations’ ability to produce food, to have enough water, to remain healthy, and to thrive. The interaction between climate change, people, and nature shows the need to understand and address this unprecedented triple emergency in an integrated way.
The Bond Development and Environment Group’s new report highlights the interconnected emergency our world faces and provides an action plan for coherent policy outcomes to address the triple emergency in 2020-2021. Governments, businesses, and civil society must work together to recognise and support the interdependency of people, nature, and climate
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