A new study identifies the main culprits of the world’s waste crisis and points to new challenges as countries move to ban imports of discarded goods. But waste trade aside, Southeast Asian nations are not faring well on recycling either.
Giulia Christianson and Jack McClamrockAriel Pinchot –
Although the world's largest asset management firm has seen an increase in sustainable investment funds in the past year, sustainability has yet to be mainstreamed into its core business practices, say experts from the World Resources Institute.
Richard Kozul-Wright and Kevin P. Gallagher –
Though the 2008 financial crisis created an impetus to reinvigorate multilateralism, global paeans to cooperation ultimately did not lead to lasting solutions. Now that uneven economic recovery is combining with deteriorating environmental conditions to threaten humanity itself, world leaders must finish what they started.
Decades after the end of colonialism, Western domination in the areas of sustainable development and environmental protection threaten to undermine our efforts towards a more equal, sustainable future.