What does climate change look like through a female lens? This year's Women's Forum Singapore gathered over 700 delegates and speakers in a conversation about gender equality and how women's leadership is crucial to saving the planet.
A waste survey has revealed the brands that are choking a Manila river with plastic packaging in the wake of a super typhoon. The audit has thrown up names seen in other waste surveys in the Philippines and around the world.
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As we celebrate World Mental Health Day today, leaders are called to protect the community’s mental health by offering a solid action plan to address the increasing impacts of climate change.
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The storm that smashed into the southeastern United States last week was another reminder that the window to counter the effects of climate change is closing. With extreme weather becoming more frequent, will US and international leaders be held accountable for their failure to cut carbon emissions?
Typhoon season in Asia is an annual, grim reminder of the need for more resilient infrastructure as the impact of climate change intensifies. Arcadis’ John Batten III talks about how cities can prepare themselves for worse weather.
India's worst flood in recent times is a clear warning about the dangers of rampant and thoughtless human development, writes Azim Premji University's Harini Nagendra. How are communities overcoming mistakes made in development and preparing for a future of extreme weather?
At a high level event seeking to reinvigorate the political momentum on climate change, senior UN officials say climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat, but it also comes with a massive opportunity that should not be missed.
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.
Increasing food production is the main policy prescription for addressing food security, but this neglects the crucial importance of access and affordability for low-income urban residents. This according to the ...