UN: Covid-19 recovery an 'unmissable opportunity' to invest in nature and net zero

Michael Holder
clock • 5 min read
The UN report aims to offer a blueprint for a sustainable post-pandemic world | Credit: Koala Kollectiv

The UN report aims to offer a blueprint for a sustainable post-pandemic world | Credit: Koala Kollectiv

Major report warns society is waging a 'war on nature' and calls for all-society push to combat escalating planetary emergency

The global recovery from the coronavirus crisis presents an "unmissable opportunity" to invest in nature, deliver net zero emissions by 2050, and reduce the risk of future pandemics, according to a new...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial


Already a BusinessGreen member?


More on Climate change

Credit: Centrica

Clownfall, classics, and the climate

Boris Johnson's premiership has ended in failure, the opportunity to shape a new era of climate action squandered by a fundamental lack of seriousness

James Murray
clock 07 July 2022 • 8 min read
Fleet Moss peatland restoraration | Credit: Yorkshire Peat Partnership

Wildlife Trusts warn radical steps required to help UK nature adapt to climate change

Charity coalition publishes its first climate risk assessment, examining the impact of climate change across its 400 square mile estate

Amber Rolt
clock 06 July 2022 • 3 min read
Credit: iStock

'Unambitious': Green watchdog urges Defra to set stronger wildlife and air quality targets

OEP warns several legally-binding nature restoration goals proposed by government 'lack sufficient urgency'

Michael Holder
clock 05 July 2022 • 4 min read