A new report by UK campaigning group Global Justice Now questions whether the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's support of private sector-driven initiatives is doing more harm than good to the world's poor.
Burning down forests in Africa and South-East Asia causes ozone pollution in the air as far as the western Pacific Ocean, researchers say, calling for revision of global climate models to reflect their findings.
A group of 40 scientists have published an article in the journal Science that summarizes the negative impacts of the global hydropower boom on the rich biodiversity and unique ecosystems of tropical rivers.
Michael Meyer –
Today’s plunging oil prices will benefit a few, but the pain will be earth-shaking for many others, says Michael Meyer, dean of the Graduate School of Media and Communications at Aga Khan University.
and Filippo Grandi –
United Nations Development Programme head Helen Clark and Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, make an economic case for helping refugees, and extending support to host countries which receive displaced people.
Gareth Brydon Phillips –
Africa must not only adapt to the current effects of climate change, it also needs a sustainable development pathway that meets the continent's future needs, says African Development Bank chief climate and green growth officer Gareth Phillips.
The international community, African governments and conservation groups are stepping up efforts to crack down on poaching. But demand from Asian markets also has to stop, says Aga Khan University academic Michael Meyer.
One of the new sustainable development goals calls for the elimination of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, together with the creation of a more resilient and sustainable food system. Can it be done? Rwanda President Paul Kagame and K Y Amoako, president of the African Center for Economic Transformation, discuss.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...