The International Environment Forum, as a Bahá'í-inspired professional organization for environment and sustainability, shares and upholds the principles and ideals of the Bahá'í Faith and supports its efforts to establish and promote peace, the unity of the human race, and an ever-advancing world civilization that preserves the ecological balance of the planet.
Confluence of Crises: Warnings by the UN Secretary-General
Arthur Lyon Dahl
21 February 2023
Club of Rome 2023
Earth4All, the new program of the Club of Rome fifty years after The Limits to Growth report, has issued a new in-depth report by their modelling team on regenerative agriculture.
Risks from sea level rise
UN Security Council debate
14 February 2023
Global Futures Forum
New York and online
20-21 March 2023
Civil society representatives will meet in New York this month to discuss joint recommendations for tackling global challenges and reforming global governance. It is the first major conference of this sort to be held in-person since the outbreak of COVID-19 three years ago.
Planned science-policy panel on chemicals, wastes and pollution
UNEA Open-ended Working Group
Vanuatu leading on climate change and environment
Case study submitted by Fidel Zebeta
Climate Diplomacy team, Vanuatu
Promoting a harmonious relationship with the natural world
Bahá'í World News Service
Santiago, Chile, 11 January 2023
The site of the Bahá’í House of Worship in Santiago, Chile, was recently host to a gathering that marked a significant milestone in a conservation project aimed at safeguarding the diverse ecosystems in the Andes Mountains.
IEF Board Member Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen attended
COP15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Report by Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen
Representatives from most of the world’s countries gathered in Montreal in December for the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Beyond GDP Examples
Proposals for alternative accounting measures or indicators
Council of Pecans, from Braiding Sweetgrass
17th IEF Webinar, Saturday, 4 February 2023 with Robin Kimmerer
"Book Club" Webinar: Council of Pecans, from Braiding Sweetgrass