From China’s ban on foreign waste imports to Vanuatu’s plan to take fossil fuel firms to court, this year saw countries toughen their national and foreign policies to tackle the world's biggest social and environmental problems.
Philip Dobie –
A great deal of the world's land has been converted to farms to produce food. How can agroforestry help to restore degraded land, feed a growing global population and help mitigate climate change?
Barbara Unmuessig –
Limiting global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels is the only way to achieve social justice while protecting our environment from devastating climate change. And, contrary to prevailing wisdom, it's not an impossible goal.
Michael Boyland and Heidi Tuhkanen –
Those in power must give stronger voices to marginalised communities and protection to natural flood defences, say experts from the Stockholm Environment Institute.
A new green bond standard allows water projects involving natural water infrastructure such as forests, farms and rivers to be certified as green bonds. Here's why that matters for the future of water.
The term "ecosystem services" has been successful in creating awareness of nature's value to mankind, but some argue the framework of "Nature’s Contributions to People" is better. Why does it matter how we talk about nature's contribution?
The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) returns to Singapore for the second year on November 25-26 at Marina Bay Sands with the theme "Transformation, Growth and the Green Economy".
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...