The Escazú Agreement was acceded to by Mexico and Argentina today and can officially enter into force in 90 days.
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New globally consistent methods for mapping forest carbon sources and sinks around the world show that forests absorb a net 7.6 billion metric tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will take office tomorrow. They will take on their roles, as the country continues to reel from the global health pandemic, with over 400,000 lives lost in the United States alone. They will also face the ongoing challenges of overcoming racial injustice and the global climate crisis. Following is a statement by Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute.