COP26: Protect And Restore Nature (w/ Oceana's Jackie Savitz and World Resource Institute's Bernadette Arakwiye)


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On this installment of our series, The Road To COP26 Presented By Octopus Energy, we celebrate COP26's Nature Day with two exceptional guests. Jackie Savitz, Oceana's Chief Policy Officer of North America, joins the show to discuss how world leaders should act to protect oceans and how the Build Back Better Act can help progress in the United States. Then, Dr. Bernadette Arakwiye, manager of the World Resources Institute's AFR100 Initiative, explains the importance of the announcement earlier in the week to end deforestation by 2030 and the biggest needs to further land and forest restoration across the globe.

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss the tension between future climate pledges and actual progress, ongoing activism at COP26, and what to watch for at the rest of the conference.

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