Nature is always cast as the victim in the climate change drama. But what if nature could be the superhero?
We have vastly underestimated the potential for nature to fight climate change, when combined with better stewardship and restoration. New research from Nature Conservancy scientists and their partners indicates that nature can provide 37 percent of the emissions reductions needed to hold global warming below 2 degrees Celsius by 2030. And it can do so in a cost-effective manner that enhances other economic benefits from natural systems, too.
“Not only can we stop damaging nature, but we can also restore, it, too,” says Griscom. “And when you put the two together, you get powerful and natural solutions to climate change.”
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