The president, whose country is predicted to have the highest share of coal in its power mix in Southeast Asia by 2030, urged world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly on 23 September to strengthen their commitment to fight the climate crisis.
Terry Teegee –
Evidence shows that lands and waters that are owned and managed by indigenous peoples and local communities are healthier than those that aren’t. Governments and multilateral bodies must engage them in discussions about protecting biodiversity.
Yamide Dagnet and Joel Jaeger –
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Kevin Rudd –
Hand washing is one of the best frontline defenses against the virus that causes Covid-19. Yet three billion people – almost half of the world’s population – lack access to basic hand-washing facilities.
As global temperatures rise and demand for air conditioning and refrigeration soars, all countries must adopt common-sense initiatives to make cooling more efficient, less emissions-intensive, and more affordable for consumers.
To build a better world, every action counts. When it comes to ending the Covid-19 pandemic, those actions must include a broad global commitment to ensuring that all people—including refugees—are protected.
Annika Mock –
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions.
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?
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
New research by Corporate Citizenship reveals that although business awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals has increased in the past year, tangible action to address the Global Goals …
Access to affordable modern energy services may not be a Millennium Development Goal (MDG) but without it, sustainable development, indeed the MDGs themselves, cannot be achieved. Yet energy access remains …