Last week, the UN convened a major summit on the issue of biodiversity ? officially named the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15). CFACT is a recognized participant and took part in the proceedings which took place in Kumning, China.
COP 15?s mission was to highlight humanity?s ?pressing? need to address how biodiversity and species preservation factors into the broader UN climate agenda. Attendees largely participated virtually, though some of the key individuals met in China. The choice of China to host a key environmental meeting was surprising given it boasts the world?s largest output of greenhouse gas emissions.
According to the New York Times, the document released by the summit?s founders called for a 21-point plan of action to reduce ?biodiversity loss.?
Among other things, it calls for increased regulation of the hunting industry as well as for increased regulation of water…
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