Pandas in the Wild

Posted on 14 August 2020

Advocating for forests at COP25 in Madrid
WWF Forest and Climate was on the ground at UNFCCC COP25, raising awareness and advocating for forests as an important player on the climate stage. Josefina Braña Varela, WWF-US’s vice president and deputy lead for forests, moderated a featured panel on finance for forests and land during the Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action Land Use Event while in Madrid. The event also featured Paul Simpson of CDP, Gustavo Fonseca of GEF, Ulf Johansson of IKEA, Jigme Tenzin of Bhutan, and Jennifer Morris of CI as panelists. The session was opened by Maka Monture Päki, WWF-US’s inaugural Youth Leadership Award recipient.
Josefina Braña Varela on stage during the Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action Land Use Event at COP25 in Madrid.
© Emelin Gasparrini / WWF-US