Road to COP26: This year must do more for climate change

Three experts give their views

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Erin Leonard, Shannon Lancaster and Jennifer Anderson
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Erin Leonard, Shannon Lancaster and Jennifer Anderson

Erin Leonard, Shannon Lancaster and Jennifer Anderson give their predictions for the upcoming summit.

Erin Leonard, head of sustainability, HSBC Asset Management Nature has great beauty and is central to our culture and well-being. Yet in recent decades, it has been destroyed at an unprecedented rate, with significant negative consequences for both our planet and economies. Natural capital provides a string of services to mankind, which are essential to the preservation of life on earth. One hundred years ago, it was recognised as one of the three means of production, alongside capital and labour. But for much of the period since, this asset has been ignored. Economists are now reap...

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