Marc Hudson –
Barnaby Joyce had a long history of opposing climate action. His successor Michael McCormack seems to think the same way, despite climate being a growing threat to the Nationals' rural voters.
and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka –
When companies make female empowerment central to their business strategies, growth and equality can be mutually reinforcing to leave no one behind, say UNDP head Achim Steiner and UN Women chief Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Humanity only has three years left to safeguard the climate, but a lot more funding than what is currently available is required to build a low-carbon future. ADB's Ingrid van Wees suggests that local currency green bonds could be the answer.