How can businesses that have based their trade on water continue to thrive in a water-stressed world? Here’s how one company is piloting new business models to remain profitable while conserving Earth’s most precious resource.
Harini Nagendra –
India's worst flood in recent times is a clear warning about the dangers of rampant and thoughtless human development, writes Azim Premji University's Harini Nagendra. How are communities overcoming mistakes made in development and preparing for a future of extreme weather?
With population growth forecasted to exceed connection rates, energy poverty is expected to worsen in the developing world in the near future. Are small-scale, decentralised power grids the key to energy access?
To harness the build sector’s potential to contribute to a low-carbon future, the market needs to push for what an acceptable energy efficient building looks like, says World Resources Institute president Andrew Steer.
Vaidehi Shah –
A Global Witness report has found that more than 200 people were killed for engaging in peaceful protest against corporate mining, logging, agribusiness and poaching activities last year. The trend is growing.
Medilyn Manibo –
More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.
Medilyn Manibo –
A new web platform called the Global Calculator allows individuals and organisations to check on the impact of one's lifestyle on the climate and what one can do to ensure the earth does not heat up beyond 2°C.