Experts under the new Water, Peace and Security partnership have come up with a conflict prediction tool that uses both climate and traditional socio-economic data to spur political action on water-related conflict.
The current food system, with its reliance on a handful of crops, is inadequate and unsustainable in the face of climate change and population growth. 'Future-fit' crops are key to solving malnutrition and feeding a larger population.
Kandeh K Yumkella –
Exposure to household air pollution kills 4.3 million people a year, more than HIV and AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. Yet, the world hasn't delivered clean cooking solutions.
Maha Barakat –
The power of frontline health workers to improve global health has been proven time and again. Yet the world continues to underestimate their capabilities and contributions, with severe consequences for them and the communities they serve.
While the wealthy can pay to escape rising heat, conflict and hunger, the rest of the world will suffer. Given the failure of states to meet their own climate obligations, businesses need to be more responsible and step up efforts to alleviate the impacts of climate change on the most vulnerable.
About 1 billion people lack access to a reliable supply of water, with some receiving water only a few hours each week. This reality is starker in cities across the Global South, even for those not facing a physical water shortage.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Dr Jane Goodall, known for her pioneering study of chimpanzees nearly 60 years ago in Tanzania, continues her work to conserve nature in Africa by joining an expedition to protect the continent’s highest peak.
Gan Su Xuan –
In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
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 ...