INI commits to support a global goal to halve nitrogen waste by 2030 with the support of the INMS project

INMS Director, Professor Mark Sutton (who also chairs the International Nitrogen Initiative, INI), today announced INI’s commitment to support a global goal to halve nitrogen waste by 2030 at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today, Tuesday 30th October.

Professor Mark Sutton announcing INI’s commitment, to the Bali Our Oceans Conference.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Mark Sutton announcing INI’s commitment, to the Bali Our Oceans Conference.

 

INI issued the following written statement summarising its commitment (the full written statement of commitment is also given below):

  • “INI commits to support a global goal to halve nitrogen waste by 2030, offering a resource-saving of $100 billion per year globally, by reducing pollution by 100 million tonnes per year, as a key to protecting Our Oceans with quantified co-benefits for water quality, air quality, biodiversity, climate resilience, food and livelihoods.”
  • “INI cannot work alone, but must join with governments, business and citizens globally to achieve this goal, spearheading a holistic approach for nitrogen across the Sustainable Development Goals.”
  • “INI makes this commitment by providing a global science-policy support process for better nitrogen management, the International Nitrogen Management System (INMS), working 2018-2022 in partnership with UN Environment and a global network of over 80 partners from science, governments, agencies and civil society.  Over this period, the INMS partnership commits a US$ 60M effort, including $6M through the Global Environment Facility (GEF).”

 

THE WRITTEN STATEMENT OF INI TO OOC 2018

“INI commits to support a global goal to halve nitrogen waste by 2030, offering a resource-saving of $100 billion per year globally, by reducing pollution by 100 million tonnes per year, as a key to protecting Our Oceans with quantified co-benefits for water quality, air quality, biodiversity, climate resilience, food and livelihoods.”
“INI cannot work alone, but must join with governments, business and citizens globally to achieve this goal, spearheading a holistic approach for nitrogen across the Sustainable Development Goals.”
“INI makes this commitment by providing a global science-policy support process for better nitrogen management, the International Nitrogen Management System (INMS), working 2018-2022 in partnership with UN Environment and a global network of over 80 partners from science, governments, agencies and civil society.  Over this period, the INMS partnership commits a US$ 60M effort, including $6M through the Global Environment Facility (GEF).”