A new global study on the effects of hydropower dams on conflict, poverty, economic growth, debt and environmental effects finds that beneficiaries are far away, while those who lived near the projects suffer the most.
Although water-related insecurity can easily exacerbate tensions within and between countries due to its prime role in economies and human livelihoods, it is not yet taken seriously. What does it take for water risks to be on the agenda?
Malaysia is well-positioned to transition to a renewable energy economy, with new leaders that are building on the success of existing small-scale energy systems emerging at the grassroots, writes Global Greens ambassador Christine Milne.
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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.