For the first time ever, the 2016 International Children's Peace Prize award was conferred upon a young environmentalist, sixteen-year-old Kehkashan Basu from the UAE. Her message: Let children participate in the work for the environment.
Mahua Acharya –
The election of Donald Trump poses a risk that the United States will withdraw from international climate action efforts. Global Green Growth Institute's Mahua Acharya argues that the world can decarbonize despite this.
Ee Ling Ng
and Deli Chen, Robert Edis –
Greenhouse gas nitrous oxide is 300 times more effective at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, yet the impact of nitrogen on climate change seldom makes headlines the way carbon dioxide does. Solving it will require the world to relook its agricultural practices and dietary choices, say researchers.
Shobhakar Dhakal –
To meet the world's climate goals, we must seize the window of opportunity to build climate-smart infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions as cities in the Global South develop, says the Asian Institute of Technology's Shobhakar Dhakal.
Bringing together the open government and climate communities offers an opportunity to develop new strategies that enhance accountable and inclusive climate policy, says World Resources Institute research analyst Elizabeth Moses.
A highly fragmented energy landscape means the government has less control over coal power plants than widely perceived, but central authorities are still making headway in reducing emissions and scaling back on coal power generation, say researchers.
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 ...