In Montreal, we are taking concrete action [in supporting nature], for example by protecting riverbanks, by strengthening our urban forests through the planting of trees, and by creating new parks and green spaces.
Kunming has always been active in the undertakings of ecological civilization construction. We have the sincerity and resolution to make contributions to the construction of a beautiful home with the harmonious coexistence of humans and nature.
The focus for this year’s LoCS4Africa is the finance for change, and we are looking for innovations that can unlock finance for projects that transform our cities into green, safe, liveable & thriving locations for all generations.
To successfully protect nature and ourselves, knowledge of both the problem and solutions needs to reach people at every level, from citizen to leaders, to inspire a determined resolve to act
Humanity stands at a crossroads with regard to the legacy we wish to leave to future generations
Our dependence on nature is more evident today than ever
As nature degrades, new opportunities emerge for the spread to humans and animals of devastating diseases like this year’s coronavirus. The window of time available is short, but the pandemic has also demonstrated that transformative changes are possible when they must be made
Humanity’s expansion on the terrestrial earth surface means that today, human activity has altered almost 75 percent of the earth’s surface, squeezing wildlife and nature into an ever-smaller corner of the planet. And yet, nature is critical to our own survival: nature provides us with our oxygen, regulates our weather patterns, pollinates our crops and…
Giudo Milana – Member of Olevano Romano Municipal Council, Member of the Party of European Socialists Group in the COR
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the fragility of our food system. Cities and regions can lead the transition towards human and nature-friendly farming, and healthy sustainable diets
COVID-19 – which emanated from the wild – has shown how human health is connected with our relationship to natural world