One of the brains behind Singapore’s first climate rally, Aidan Mock believes that youths should take part in political activity to gain more control over their futures. Passionate about environmental activism and coral reefs, he shares his sustainability journey so far.
With just a month to go to the 2019 United Nations climate talks, protests over economic inequality and high living costs have forced Chile to withdraw as host country. If governments want to fight climate change and avoid social unrest, tackling inequality must be part of the equation, say observers.
Ben Welle and Sergio Avelleda –
The Covid-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. Over the long term, public transport is one investment that can create jobs quickly while reducing carbon emissions, making roads safer and improving people’s access to their work and other opportunities.
Abebe Bekele –
Although Covid-19 does not affect all equally, it does confirm the axiom that, in today’s interconnected world, global challenges require global solutions. The only way to build a safer post-Covid world is to ensure that Africa is not left behind.
Are there lessons to be found in humanity's response to Covid-19 that can help us fight climate change? The current upheaval could push us to fix our financial system, alter our behaviour and make us more resilient, writes Sally Uren.