Around 87 per cent of the US$540 billion in total annual government support given worldwide to agricultural producers includes measures that are price distorting and that can be harmful to nature and health.
Omar Razzaz –
Global efforts involving awareness-raising, nudging, and shaming are necessary but not sufficient to prevent a climate crisis. Addressing the problem more effectively requires international governance arrangements that amount to a new social contract on global public goods.
Bambang Susantono and Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
and Kanni Wignaraja –
If the world wants to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure no one is left behind in the recovery, two issues thrown into sharp relief by the pandemic need attention: digitalisation and regional cooperation.
President Donald Trump is introducing tariffs on imports to the United States, and the European Union could respond in kind. But this overlooks a key challenge in the 21st Century—ensuring economies respect the planet's natural boundaries. What can Europe do?
Medilyn Manibo –
At the UN Climate Summit, Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio delivered a stern message to government leaders, telling them to stop ignoring the reality of climate change. Watch his speech here: