Decarbonize 2019

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CALLS TO ACTION FORESTS • Create policies geared towards saving national forests and natural habitats • Fund local afforestation projects • Develop economical guidelines for financial support for certain communities • Develop educational tools and resources that will provide students with a solid understanding of deforestation OCEANS • Creation of a UNFCCC-affiliated Global Ocean Fund similar in nature to the Green Climate Fund • Reduce taxes for producers of renewable energy products • Provide aid to countries who are affected by rising sea levels INDUSTRY • Develop a global organization that labels products with a specific certification that allows consumers to easily recognize products that are manufactured with a standard of sustainable/ "green" supply chain • Governments to implement an incentive for companies to take climate responsibility, such as a carbon targets that when reached allow for opting-out of a carbon tax. • Governments create a program to gradually retrain workers in fossil fuel industry so they can have jobs in renewable energy. REPRESENTATION • Represent the youth: international level, political events, discussions, and decision making • Creation of a free and comprehensive database for educational tools and resources pertaining to climate change • Specific targets for representation of vulnerable groups including, youth developing nations, women, and Indigenous peoples Page 18

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