Major UN biodiversity summit delayed for third time due to pandemic

Major UN biodiversity summit delayed for third time due to pandemic

Cop15 negotiations to set this decade’s targets on nature to be split into two, with face-to-face meetings delayed until 2022

A key United Nations biodiversity summit has been delayed for a third time due to the pandemic, the Chinese environment ministry has announced, as environmentalists pledged the delay would “not mean taking our foot off the pedal”.

In a statement, the Chinese ministry of ecology and environment confirmed that Cop15, the biggest biodiversity summit in a decade, would be delayed, and that negotiations for this decade’s targets will be split into two phases so that governments can meet face-to-face in Kunming, China, in the first half of 2022.

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