New research has traced the unrest in Syria and unfolding European migrant crisis to a drought induced by worsening climate change. Could a similar fate be in store for Asia, a region most vulnerable to its impacts?
and José Maria Figueres, and Pascal Lamy –
One of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals is to conserve and sustainable use oceans and marine resources. World leaders should act quickly to prohibit subsidies that catalyse overfishing, say experts from the Global Ocean Commission.
Johan Rockström –
Our future can go two ways, says Stockholm University professor in global sustainability Johan Rockström: Either we leave our descendants zero poverty, zero fossil-fuel use, and zero biodiversity loss, or we leave them facing a tax bill from Earth that could wipe them out.
Shell has abandoned oil exploration offshore Alaska for now but a variety of trends are driving the energy industry to take a fresh look at Arctic drilling, says Pennsylvania State University professor Brian Black.
As the deadline for each nation to submit its intended climate plan to the United Nations looms, India has the chance to position itself as a progressive stakeholder by making an ambitious pledge contingent on international finance, says Energy Studies Institute's Gautam Jindal.
If a meaningful deal on curbing climate change is to be secured at the UN Climate Conference in Paris, participants will have to overcome the mistrust that has led to inaction during past negotiations, says World Bank Group vice president and special envoy for climate change Rachel Kyte.
Calling for a 'new industrial revolution' to promote equitable human well-being with lower resource use, the report cautions that the Asia-Pacific region cannot depend on declining natural resource costs for ...
Understanding innovation systems is critical to developing environmental policy that fosters green growth innovation, according to a new report published by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).Emphasizing the importance of ...