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.
Gautam Jindal –
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.
Rachel Kyte –
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.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development endorsed by global leaders last week is a "groundbreaking and transformational" step towards ending poverty. UNESCAP executive secretary Shamshad Akhtar outlines five key steps needed for Asia Pacific to fulfil the agenda's goals.
Asia has an important role in the debate on sustainability reporting because the region is disproportionally affected by critical sustainability issues such climate change, human rights, corruption and many others, says Teresa Fogelberg, deputy CEO of GRI.
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...