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The next decade (and beyond) is at stake

 
2022 presents an incredible once-in-a-decade opportunity to push world leaders into action.
 
Just a few weeks after Earth Hour, representatives from all over the globe will be attending the 15th meeting of the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Kunming, China.
 
The state of nature and biodiversity will be the focus for this conference, and global plans will be made for the next 10 years - decisions that will affect not only the next decade, but our future and well-being for many years to come. With enough public pressure, this could be the conference where we secure an ambitious global commitment - similar to the Paris Agreement, but for nature - to reverse the loss of nature and biodiversity by 2030.
 
And why 2030? Nature is not only our biggest provider - it's also one of our strongest allies against the climate crisis. Unless world leaders urgently step up their efforts to protect nature, global temperatures could rise above the 1.5 degree Celsius limit set by the Paris agreement as early as 2030, a decade earlier than previously expected. Any further increase in temperatures could mean irreversible damage to our planet.
 
By taking part in Earth Hour, you can help shape our future, building the momentum needed to influence the direction of this crucial United Nations Biodiversity Conference in April. 
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Our second Earth Hour "Virtual Spotlight"


Last year, we invited you to take part in our first-ever Earth Hour "Virtual Spotlight", sharing a must-watch video that took over the social media timelines, feeds, and Stories of millions across the world.
 
With over 20,000 social media shares and 2.4 million video views in the first 24 hours, you helped place the spotlight on our planet, the pandemic, and our place within it all. 


 


 
 

This Earth Hour, with the crucial United Nations nature & biodiversity conference on the horizon, we need to shine the spotlight on our planet brighter than ever before.
 
Learn more about how to take part in the Earth Hour Virtual Spotlight here.

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