The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic offers a chance to shift from a fossil-fuel based economy to a nature-based circular bioeconomy, said Britain’s heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles on Friday.
Speaking at the “Nature at the Heart of a Global Circular Economy” digital forum hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF), Charles said the world should seize the opportunity provided by the global economic slowdown to adopt a renewable, regenerative and inclusive paradigm that supports biodiverse and resilient ecosystems.
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