Protecting the land and resource rights of indigenous peoples will not only provide security for historically exploited groups but also help the global fights against climate change and biodiversity loss, UN experts say.
Pats Oliva –
The syringes, needles, expired pills that are used in healthcare must be disposed in a way that is both responsible and environmentally friendly. Health Care Without Harm Asia's Pats Oliva outlines four considerations for the healthcare industry.
Ivan Ascher –
Free markets may have steered us toward a wealthier, healthier future, but leaving the fight against climate change to market forces would be a tragic mistake, writes the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Ivan Ascher. Here's why.
and Logan Byers, Johannes Friedrich, Tianyi Luo, Colin McCormick –
Thermal power plants in areas that lack water are vulnerable to power disruptions due to drought and competition amongst water users. As the world's demand for water and power increase, what can be done to solve this growing concern?
A new strategy adopted by the International Maritime Organization is steering the shipping industry towards halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. University of Manchester's Paul Gilbert outlines five ways the industry can prepare for this low-carbon future.
Although cities occupy only 2 per cent of the world's land, they account for 70 per cent of global emissions. Lacking the right data to take action on reducing emissions puts them—and the whole world—in jeopardy, say WRI experts.
Former UN Framework Convention on Climate Change executive secretary Christiana Figueres calls on women and girls across the world to channel the energy behind the #MeToo movement to bolster the global fight against climate change.
Ping Manongdo –
It has been said that the fight against climate change will be won in cities. In this video by C40, mayors of the world’s mega cities share what they are doing to address the most pressing climate threats.
In this article we are going to discuss the potentiality of Moringa oleifera: A multidimensional Perennial Biodiesel Tree intercropped with Camelina and Castor as rotational crop. The Advanced Biofuel Center ...
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...