Nature Based Solutions
Marielle Canter Weikel, Senior Director, Responsible Mining & Energy Conservation International; David Victor, Professor, Co-Director, Laboratory on International Law & Regulation, University of California, San Diego; Fiona Wild, Vice President, Climate Change & Sustainability, BHP Billiton; Atul Arya, Senior Vice President & Chief Energy Strategist, IHS Markit. Nature Based Solutions (NBS) is the use of nature for tackling variety of socio-environmental challenges including climate change. NBS may present a short-term opportunity to mitigate emissions and may be able to deliver about a third of GHG reductions required. What are some of these solutions? What is the cost? How are some of the challenges such as verification being addressed?