The insurance sector is pivotal to an effective response to sustainable development.
- Drained and burned peatlands are responsible for up to 5 per cent of anthropogenic carbon emissions
- 2015 Indonesian peat fires caused economic losses of US$ 16.1 billion
- At their worst, daily emissions from Indonesia's peat fires were greater than those of the entire US economy
President of Rwanda, Australian eco-innovator, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, Indian organizer of world's largest beach clean-up, Honduran indigenous activist Berta Cáceres, and veteran Mexican biologist all lauded
Ms Pasca Palmer will succeed Braulio Dias of Brazil, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his continued commitment and contribution to the Convention on biological diversity in his capacity as Executive Secretary.