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.
Secure and Equitable, Nature Positive, Net Zero World
Non-State Actors' Call for Governments to Strengthen
the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
The International Environment Forum has endorsed the following joint call to action prepared by WWF International as governments negotiate a new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework to be approved at the Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 opening on 11 October and concluding in May 2022
World Conservation Congresses in September
Among the major environmental events postponed from last year and being held in the coming months, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will be holding its World Conservation Congress in Marseille, France, on 3-11 September, to drive action on nature-based recovery, climate change and biodiversity post-2020.
Where is Climate Change Taking Us?
IPCC 6th Assessment Report
The Physical Science Base
released 9 August 2021
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has started to release its Sixth Assessment Report with the results of Working Group I on the Physical Science Base. The reports of other working groups will come out over the next year.
Technology, the Global Environmental Challenge and Democracy
11 August 2021
Interfaith Indicators to Respond to COP26
Blog by Arthur Lyon Dahl on the
G20 Interfaith Forum website
16 July 2021
By Arthur Lyon Dahl – International Environment Forum, IF20 Environment Working Group.
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8th IEF Webinar Discussion: Carbon Footprint – Do Our Individual Actions Matter?
24 July 2021
Environmentally Sustainable Bahá'í Properties
The International Environment Forum is now making available a practical guide on Environmentally Sustainable Bahá'í Properties by Christine Muller, which includes spiritual reflections, scientific information and practical ideas on how to manage Bahá'í properties responsibly, including landscaping and the outdoors, buildings, and daily living practice.
Well-being in Vanuatu
Vanuatu National Statistics Office
issues new report
Sustainable and Just Economies
for UN Research Institute for Social Development
28 May 2021
The UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on 6-16 July 2021 is charged with reviewing progress on the 2030 Agenda and it Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to the formal sessions, there are a large number of side events on related topics.