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

Michael Holder
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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...

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