ICLEI US launches the ICLEI150 Race to Zero On the occasion of Earth Week and the U.S. Climate Leaders Summit, 21 city and county leaders in the United States launched the ICLEI150 Race to Zero. This initiative represents an effort to

In a just-published “Global Trends” report subtitled "2040: A More Contested World", produced by the National Intelligence Council (NIC) for President Biden, we learn that 20 years from now, the world will be a far hotter and more desperate place.

Over the past six years, Yemen has been experiencing a period of widespread destabilization which intensified in September 2014, resulting in a full-blown civil war and international military intervention in early 2015.  While the violence has been vicious and destructive, by

Climate change already affects millions of Americans, from worsening asthma and other respiratory problems to spurring destructive and costly hurricanes, wildfires, heat waves and other extreme weather. Disadvantaged and marginalized communities often bear the brunt of such devastating climate change

Vietnamese peanuts have showcased organic farming's potential. If the peanut industry goes organic, profits may increase whilst lowering the industry's carbon footprint. Research suggests that farmers in My Loi Climate-Smart Village in Vietnam can generate more profits from peanut cultivation by going organic. In

Projects addressing ecological threats must support local communities. Development projects undertaken at a local level will be crucial to addressing ecological threats and supporting the most vulnerable communities Experts speaking at a recent Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) event agreed that

The first day of the ICLEI World Congress 2021-2022 closed with a discussion on “Equitably Shaping Our Sustainable Urban Future.” Representatives from local governments from around the world shared their experiences through ongoing initiatives to create an equitable sustainable development

Museums, such as the Louvre and the British Museum, because of COVID19, started collaborating with VR and 3D printing startups to make their exhibitions digitally accessible. As a result of that, startups indirectly prompted sustainability in museums by providing alternative

Liberal democracies are increasingly under fire from the world’s two autocratic giants, Russia and China, and policy responses from Western governments appear oddly uncoordinated - at least for now. Let me count the ways: In the past few days, Russia

Editor’s Note: Ever since Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals were agreed to by the UN General Assembly in 2015, there has been an oft-repeated “transformative promise” underpinning all the other goals: Leave no one behind (LNOB). And it

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