Kristina Skierka and Richenda Van Leeuwen –
Small businesses are integral to climate-change mitigation and adaptation, particularly in the developing world. But international policymakers and financial institutions routinely overlook their contribution, jeopardising us all.
Andrew Deutz –
Although the biodiversity crisis is intimately linked to the climate one, the financing to address it is woefully inadequate. With a new global biodiversity plan now in the works, the world has an opportunity – and a duty – to start making up for lost time.
Kevin Watkins –
The extreme weather that comes with climate change will leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable even worse off, overwhelming today's system of humanitarian aid. Strengthening poor people's climate resilience is crucial.
Poor people have many competing priorities, but the claim that 'hungry people don't care about the environment' should not be used to ignore the environment and climate action in international development cooperation.
Micah Castelo, Mongabay.com –
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
Zafirah Zein –
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
The International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme, recently launched its assessment report Governing Coastal Resources: Implications for a Sustainable Blue Economy, on Wednesday 23rd June 2021. The …
After a decade-long slumber, carbon offsetting is once again entering the mainstream. Driven by net-zero pledges from corporates, government commitments, and consumer demand, green projects that remove or avoid the …
Nature already mitigates a significant portion of man-made GHG emissions; approximately a quarter of these emissions are absorbed by trees, plants, and soil, while another quarter is absorbed into marine …