I'm HENRIK ERNSTSON sharing ideas from my research and writing process on the politics of urban ecology. I work at KTH Environmental Humanities Lab and at African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town.
Green light for IPBES
UN agreed to establish the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
This is a major event in the world of biodiversity and ecosystem services as the IPCC-like platform will bridge the gulf between the wealth of scientific knowledge on the accelerating declines and degradation of the natural world, with knowledge on effective solutions and decisive government action required to reverse these damaging trends.