The first-ever Virtual Island Summit hosted by Island Innovation was held, remotely, between October 6th and 11th and included almost 4,000 participants from over 250 island communities participating from places as diverse as the Caribbean, Pacific, Arctic, Patagonia, Europe, Asia,

A Reflection of Colombia President’s address at the UN Climate Action Summit Climate Crisis in South America: Real Action or Just Talk? What a President’s Speech at the UN really tells us about Commitment. This article is part of an editorial

As our environment is undergoing ever faster collapse, with the rainforest burning in the Amazon, the ice melting in the Arctic and now California ravaged by fires, the goal of achieving sustainable finance appears ever more elusive. It is obvious

Public health emergency declared in New Delhi as Air Quality Index (AQI) levels remain above 800– levels below 50 are considered to be safe. In simple words, pollution levels are 10 times the safe limit. As of Monday morning, several areas

The State of the Earth is not an annual message that we look forward to. The report published by Nature, a scientific journal, on the 29th of October reveals that we’ve been undermining the impacts of climate-change-related flooding. And the

Supporting good governance will help, not hinder, the transition from extractives to clean energy in low- and middle-income countries. This summer, the British charity Cafod lambasted the UK government for allocating a small portion of its foreign aid budget to helping low-

Air Pollution: Recent findings from a study by researchers at King’s College London have revealed that air pollution poses greater short-term health risks than once thought. High levels of air pollution in the UK causes hundreds more heart attacks, strokes,

Reducing food loss and waste is critical for economic growth, poverty reduction, improved nutrition and climate change mitigation. Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) seeks to address the increasing challenge of global

The Manila metropolitan area is in the throes of its second major water shortage of 2019. The two major water concessionaires, Maynilad and Manila Water Company, point to low water levels in the Angat and Ipo dams, which together contribute

Supporting more resilient food systems for improved food security and nutrition needs implementing climate change policies in the agricultural sector.   Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) seeks to address the increasing challenge

A recent study published in the journal Science found that global wildlife trade is far higher than anticipated: one in five vertebrate species are traded and at risk of extinction. This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Earth.Org. The

To achieve resilient livelihoods and diversified production, the key  in Southern Ethiopia was to apply a climate-smart landscape approach that uncovered opportunities for renewable energy-based irrigation systems, including solar irrigation. Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and

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