The first-ever Olympic Games in Latin America, the Rio 2016 Olympics concluded yesterday with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraging stakeholders “to secure and build on the sustainable development effects of the Games."
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We live in an era where emotional statements frequently trump cold and bland facts, raising questions over communication strategies for climate activists, says climate change writer Simon Pollock.
The Green Climate Fund is an essential institution to finance the global shift away from fossil fuel to clean technologies—but it needs an overhaul to remain effective and relevant, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources CEO Assaad Razzouk.
Antipoverty transfers can help to lift people out of poverty, but sourcing the money required remains a constant challenge. Professor Armando Barrientos analyses the options for financing such programmes.