Wiebe Wakker, a 30 year-old Dutchman, has travelled 51,000 km through 28 countries on a journey from the Netherlands to Australia in an electric car—relying on donations of food, a bed and electricity to get him there.
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
Bharati Sadasivam –
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.
Amy Myers Jaffe
and Lewis Fulton –
Can the world reach peak demand for oil by 2040? Switching to electric vehicles is one way to get there, but trends such as ride-sharing programmes and car-free urban zones can be just as critical, writes researchers.
The future of European energy depends on flexibility. Simon Hobday, partner at Osborne Clarke and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, says this calls for a regulatory rethink based upon a grand bargain between all players.
The world will be watching the progress of climate change talks in Bonn next week, where negotiators will lay down ground rules for how to achieve international climate targets. WRI's Paula Caballero analyses what needs to be discussed.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...