Justin Winters – One Earth, an Ambitious Plan to Slow Global Climate Change
With contributions from scientists and partners around the world, One Earth, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, has developed a bold, new plan to avert a climate crisis and protect our biosphere. Justin Winters, One Earth’s Co-Founder, explains the three goals humanity needs to achieve by 2050: Transform our energy systems to 100% clean, renewable energy; Protect, connect and restore 50% of our lands and seas; and shift to regenerative, carbon-negative agriculture globally.
At the heart of this effort is a new map of the world called the Global Safety Net, which shows what the world could look like if we achieve these three goals. This vision of a world where both nature and humanity coexist and thrive can only be achieved if activists and communities around the world are connected and strengthened with the resources and solutions to make this global transformation a reality. One Earth is accelerating this transformation through innovative science, radical tools for collaboration, and creative storytelling that will inspire and galvanize our society into action.
This talk was delivered at the 2018 National Bioneers Conference. Read the full text version.
For more information about One Earth, visit https://www.oneearth.org/
Introduction by Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers CEO and Co-founder.