Protecting Half the Earth through a Global Deal for Nature Serves as Key to Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Wild Foundation (2019)

To stay below a 1.50C rise, we need, a rapid transition to 100% renewables by 2050 and a global effort to increase resilience of natural ecosystems, including moratoriums on land conversion by 2030 and a 400 GtCO2 withdrawal from the atmosphere through land and sea restoration7,8. A target to protect half of the Earth by 2030 (30% formally protected areas and additional 20% as Climate Stabilization Areas, CSAs, meeting the criteria for Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures, OECMs9 will achieve this.