Official account of the United Nations Environment Programme. 🌏🌍🌎 #ForNature

Nairobi, Kenya
Joined May 2009
UN Environment Programme retweeted
It is a moral imperative to help those already suffering from the effects of climate change to adapt. Yet, huge gaps remain in our support for developing countries. Adaptation is crucial and must not be the forgotten component of #ClimateAction. bit.ly/3igbUU7
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𝐂𝐀𝐍 𝐘𝐎𝐔 give us 1️⃣ example of how your country is adapting to climate change? 📈🤔 Using scarce water resources more efficiently Developing drought-tolerant crops These are 2️⃣ examples of climate change adaptation. But what does adaptation mean💭? 🔼 More in fleets 🔼
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Our Executive Director @andersen_inger will be speaking at an @LSEGeography online event on 20 January about "Solutions for a Planet in Crisis," with the world facing the triple crises of climate change, nature loss & pollution. Learn more & register here lse.zoom.us/webinar/register…
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Adaptation – reducing countries’ and communities’ vulnerability to climate change by increasing their ability to absorb impacts and remain resilient – is a pillar of the #ParisAgreement. Explore the #AdaptationGap & the action we need to close it ⤵️ unep.org/news-and-stories/st…
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Our State of Planet podcast brings together scientists, @UN experts, civil society, governments, businesses and others to discuss the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. The first episodes focus on the #AdaptationGap.unep.org/news-and-stories/st…
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Nature-based solutions are a win-win-win for People 🙋🏿‍♀️🙋🏼‍♂️🙋🏾‍♂️🙋🏻‍♀️ The planet🌏🌍🌎 Our economies 💼🏦 Learn about their critical role in the push to close the #AdaptationGap: bit.ly/3nzBTqz #ForNature
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UN Environment Programme retweeted
Is 2021 the year we make nature part of the mainstream in our economies, societies, and everyday lives? @nature_org spotlights 5️⃣ crucial ways #nature is central to our lives — and our future. nature.ly/3mEcD1U #NatureNow
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UN Environment Programme retweeted
The impacts of failing to invest in #climate adaptation will be very severe. It is the poorest who are most exposed to these impacts that will pay the highest price for our inaction. #AdaptationGap theguardian.com/environment/…
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UN Environment Programme retweeted
The @UNEP #AdaptationGap Report: nations need to urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses. Public and private finance for adaptation must increase, along with faster implementation. bit.ly/3igbUU7
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We need bold ACTION to close the #AdaptationGap, from embracing the power of nature to pursuing a green recovery from #COVID19. Learn more: bit.ly/3nzBTqz #ClimateAction
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What is climate adaptation❓ What are nature-based solutions to climate change❓ Valerie Kapos of @unepwcmc answers some of your most common questions on climate change adaptation in the #AdaptationGap edition of Ask a Scientist.
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Adaptation 🟢 Helps countries better absorb the impacts of climate change 🔵 Makes them less vulnerable and more resilient. What can we do to close the #AdaptationGap? Watch here⤵️ and learn more here: bit.ly/3nzBTqz #ClimateAction
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UN Environment Programme retweeted
January 14 marks the third year of the imprisonment of former @UNEP colleague Niloufar Bayani and fellow environmentalists in Iran. I continue to call for clemency for all and a safe return to their families.
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Good news #ForNature as the #GreatGreenWall Initiative has received 💲1️⃣4️⃣ billion in funding to scale up efforts to ✅Restore degraded land ✅Create green jobs ✅Strengthen resilience ✅Protect biodiversity How? 📖 ⤵️bit.ly/3ia3AVR #GenerationRestoration
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Eutrophication: ➡️ Causes harmful 🚫 algal blooms, which can now be viewed from space. 🔹 Contributes to global scale biodiversity loss. 🔹 Contaminates drinking water supplies. Do you know what can cause this? ⬆️ Head to our fleets to find the answer.
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By transforming food systems, we can address critical challenges and unlock opportunities to realize a healthier, more sustainable and more equitable world🌏 Join the movement today & become a #FoodSystemsHero with @FoodSystems: bit.ly/FoodSystemsHero
UN Food Systems Summit 2021
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