In approximately five years, two-thirds of the global population will face acute water shortage due to pollution, poor water management and unstable weather patterns caused by climate change. How can the latest tech innovations help the water industry to cope?
Shahra Razavi –
By designing a policy package around the needs of contemporary families, political leaders can promote women’s rights, children’s development, and employment. The same policies would therefore be a boon to economic growth and poverty reduction.
For fossil-fuel companies, the promise of geoengineering is the ideal excuse to continue with business as usual. Rather than allow the industry to continue to act in its own interest, the world must establish a strong, democratic regulatory mechanism, which includes the option to ban certain technologies outright.
To achieve both its economic ambitions and climate commitments, China must radically seek a green growth model that converts today’s environmental pressures into new economic benefits, write experts at the World Resources Institute.
Over 600 wildfires raged across 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska this summer. While forest fires are common in the North, recent ones are occurring more frequently and intensely, driven by unprecedented levels of warm weather.
Annika Mock –
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Ying Xuan Kong –
A campaign by the WWF Singapore has revealed that the average person consumes approximately 5g of plastic every week. The NGO is calling on governments and businesses around the world to forge a global treaty to tackle plastic pollution.