On the eve of COP28 analysis shows a growing inclusion of coastal and marine ecosystems in climate strategies.  Ocean & Climate Platform, alongside its partners Conservation International, IUCN, Rare, The Nature Conservancy, Wetlands International and WWF, unveil the final version of its report on Coastal and marine ecosystems as Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in new or updated […]

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New research has found that most of the Commonwealth’s coastal and island states have mainstreamed ocean-based actions into their national climate commitments. The Commonwealth Secretariat commissioned a study of its 49 member countries that border the sea (out of a total 56) to find out how ocean activity had been integrated in their Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs) […]

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For thirty years, developing nations have fought to establish an international fund to pay for the “loss and damage” they suffer as a result of climate change. As the COP27 climate summit in Egypt wrapped, they finally succeeded. However,  critics have lamented the overall outcome of COP27, saying it falls well short of a sufficient response […]

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