In a forceful opposition against US President Donald Trump’s executive order on energy independence, prominent economists and lawyers argue that the US$50 per tonne of carbon emissions is the “best estimate” of climate change’s costs.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo's administration has issued a new policy that hopes to provide big oil palm and timber planters with lands elsewhere in the country, but the land-swap scheme has met strong opposition from business groups.
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Automation and digital innovation are likely to have a profound impact on jobs in developing countries. Countries should act now to refocus their economic and social policies to make them more sustainable, says IIED director Andrew Norton.
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Tomorrow's markets will demand that businesses be more innovative, more efficient, and more sustainable than ever before. Not sure if your business is future ready? Here's a three-step method to find out.
Completely tamper-proof and totally transparent, blockchain technology has the potential to help solve multiple environmental and social problems. Conservation International president Jennifer Morris explains how.
One of the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals is to recognise, reduce, and redistribute unpaid care work. How can this goal be translated to action? UNDP gender adviser Bharati Sadasivam explains.
In a world where borders are blurring and becoming increasingly permeable, how can health insurance coverage be truly universal? ADB's health specialist Eduardo Banzon says countries need to make their health coverage "roam."