Compared to their global and regional counterparts, China’s coal giants have no clear strategies in transitioning to clean energy, despite government mandates on capping coal use, a Singapore-based consultancy firm found.
The sustainable use of land in the Amazon is crucial to achieving the objectives set on the Paris Accord and to securing food for the rest of the world. Experts based in Brazil outline ways this could be done.
In a recent study, media experts found that domestic socio-economic and political factors such as national income and press freedom influence how local media portray the climate crisis. In reporting a global phenomenon, how have journalists brought home the story of climate change?
Angela Valenzuela and Luisa Naubauer Greta Thunberg –
After more than a year of grim scientific projections and growing activism, world leaders and the public alike are increasingly recognising the severity and urgency of the climate crisis. And yet nothing has been done.
Rémy Rioux –
Political leaders in Russia, Brazil, the United States, and elsewhere are advancing unabashedly nationalist, nostalgia-tinged agendas in order to oppose any attempts to promote joint global governance. In doing so, they are promoting a subtle theory of withdrawal—including at the very center of development policy.
Green business is a win-win for all, but the private sector alone cannot finance its growth. Here's how policymakers can help scale up Asia's sustainable business, write Asian Development Bank's Daniele Ponzi and Erin Jan Sinogba.
Negotiating tactics by the US and Saudi Arabia forced developing states to give in on their demands for stronger climate action, writes Saleemul Huq of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development.
Medilyn Manibo –
More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.