Nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation
Nature-based solutions have a vital role to play in mitigating climate change, while simultaneously providing adaptation and other benefits.
Authors: UNEP and IUCN
This report will assess the current state of knowledge on the size of the contribution that naturebased solutions can make and the types of action they will involve. It will discuss the importance of social and environmental safeguards, how naturebased solutions can be financed and the role of offsets. Most importantly, it will consider the potential of nature-based solutions for mitigation to also contribute to climate adaptation and other pressing challenges.