At a time when youth-led strikes worldwide are influencing climate governance, young students from the Philippines staged their largest protest action thus far, calling for the government to take a stand against coal.
Kitty van der Heijden and Callie Stinson –
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?
John Pabon –
Sustainability reporting season is here. But sustainability reporting is an ineffective, bloated system, writes John Pabon. Reports should evolve from dense corporate documents that few people have time to read, he argues.
While almost every government in the world has recognized the need to move to a carbon-free economy, another front in the climate crisis has gone largely ignored. Without a concerted effort to crack down on the criminal activities that are threatening natural carbon sinks such as the Amazon basin, emissions reductions could be for naught.
Societies beset by inequality will be ill-prepared to face the environmental shocks from climate change. And as ecological conditions continue to deteriorate, we should expect to witness an explosion of injustices, new and old.
Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
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 ...
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation ...