Phnom Penh developers have a penchant for filling lakes to create space for increasingly grand projects, but the projects could have serious repercussions for sustainable development in the Cambodian capital.
With glacier retreat, permafrost melt, and extreme rainfall events, ICIMOD’s HIMAP report suggests that the countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas have to start cooperating far more closely, or pay a huge price.
Enrica Porcari –
In an age of receding multilateralism, the private sector and tech community must help ensure the 2030 Development Agenda stays on track, says the World Food Programme's Enrica Porcari.
WRI's Rubaina Rangwala writes about how the institute can help residents who live in risk-prone areas who are often left out of the planning and implementation process of climate-resilient infrastructure.
Some of climate change’s effects such as floods and fires are easy to see and to fear, but the destruction of the intangible can be just as devastating, writes Anastasia Riehl from Queen's University, Ontario.
Todd Reubold, Ensia.com –
Watch this charming video of how Thai farmer Somsak Sriphumthong got rid of a destructive opium field and helped curb deforestation and downstream flooding with his organic and sustainable coffee farm.
Joydeep Gupta, The Third Pole –
Despite strenuous efforts by many rich governments, loss and damage due to climate change is evident everywhere; UN environment and climate bodies suggest some ways to deal with it.