António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said that “Humanity is waging war on nature.” Here we provide links to UN news and reports that relate to the feasibility of the Global Carbon Reward (GCR). Please contact us about any newsworthy items that you would like to see listed.
5 June 2021
The GCR website launches on World Environment Day, 5 June, 2021
The GCR website is officially launching on World Environment Day. We cannot turn back time, but we can attempt to restructure the world economy to achieve net-zero carbon emissions and ecological and community regeneration.
25 September 2019
UN agency calls for global Green New Deal to overhaul financial system
Only a global Green New Deal can provide the finance needed to take on the climate crisis, a UNCTAD report stated. The report called for a global fund, possibly tapping into the IMF special drawing rights.
1 June 2020
Why The UN Sustainable Development Goals Matter
Steve Zwick discusses the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 17 global goals designed to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
2 December 2020
The UN Secretary-General speaks on the state of the planet
(Website & YouTube)
Guterres said: “Humanity is waging war on nature… Biodiversity is collapsing. One million species are at risk of extinction. Ecosystems are disappearing before our eyes … Human activities are at the root of our descent toward chaos. But that means human action can help to solve it.”
8 April 2021
Paris goals still ‘long way off’, says President of UN climate conference
The world is “a long way off” from meeting the goals of the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the President of the crucial upcoming UN climate conference, COP26, said on Thursday.