Jyotiraj Patra –
Misinformation and fake news on transboundary water issues in South Asia can negatively impact long-standing cooperation efforts. There is an urgent need to ramp up efforts to tackle such information disorder on shared waters in the region.
Tolullah Oni –
Covid-19 has highlighted the urgent need for ambitious, all-encompassing reforms rather than incremental measures. A global scheme to improve planetary health is a radical new approach to safeguard the future of fast-growing cities.
Four in five of the world’s workforce is on lockdown due to Covid-19, with no end in sight. The post-pandemic world order needs one familiar function to tie social sustainability together – human resources.
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.