The Planetary Emergency Partnership has written to the G7 leaders calling for urgent financial reforms to help tackle the climate crisis.
In a letter written to the G7 Heads of State for government, the letter calls for urgent financial reforms to fully align public and private finance with the Paris Agreement and 2030 Biodiversity goals.
The letter urges the leaders to take the five following key decisions:
The authors of the letter highlight that the G7 has an important role to play, with their political signal informing the level of ambition across the world.
Professor Johan Rockström, director of the Potsdam Institute Climate Impact Research, said: ‘We don’t expect more miracles, but we demand urgent action commensurate with the scale of the challenges facing the world.
‘Two years ago, we published the Planetary Emergency Plan in an attempt to provide a science-led roadmap on how to emerge from this emergency.
‘The post-Covid recovery presents an opportunity to truly bounce forward to build hope and drive action to respond to the human health, economic, climate and biodiversity crises with long-term solutions that will build resilient and regenerative societies.’
To read the full letter, click here.
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