The International Finance Corporation's Green Equity Strategy is seen as a good start toward ending the lender’s coal exposure, but a new study finds what it says are loopholes that could render the strategy ineffective.
Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury –
The global financial institution has advocated for reforms that favour agribusiness and ignore peasants and indigenous peoples whose livelihoods depend on traditional land use.
Kristalina Georgieva –
The world faces a growing human capital crisis that demands urgent attention. By making the right investments in people, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, we can help to give them the health, knowledge, and skills they need to realize their full potential.
As floods in cities become more frequent, urban designers can purposefully design landscapes to withstand flooding while maintaining a community connection to water, say Sasaki's Mary Anne Ocampo and Tao Zhang.
Inadequate land rights perpetuate poverty and marginalisation, as numerous cases around the world have shown. What is the link between land tenure and achieving the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals?
Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural ...
In a previous articles titled "Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1 and Part 2 ",we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata and Moringa oleifera are going ...
The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 economies. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, ...