Charlene Ren, UN Young Champion on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Disaster and Climate Resilience
20 May 2022
To address the climate crisis and raise more awareness of building resilience to disasters based on Nature, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) launched the course, Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Disaster and Climate Resilience, in 2021, hosted on the SDG Academy/edX platform, thanks to the support from the European Union. Due to popular demand, the course has been extended until the end of 2022, and it is also available on the NetEase platform in Chinese.
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In the her video recording, Charlene Ren, 2020 UN Young Champion and the founder of MyH2O created to address drinking water issues in rural China - shared her thoughts about the UNEP free online course. She urges us to work with nature and support Nature-based solutions to help move our society forward.