The costs of a rapidly changing climate, particularly rising temperatures, fall hardest on already marginalized people. The heat challenges they face include dangerously hot buildings.  Building design and quality have a dramatic impact on people’s daily lives. People with less money

Low-carbon innovation is an important tool in our bid to reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 – not only because one of those goals focuses on access to energy, but because climate projects deliver a huge range of

As old jobs become obsolete and new jobs are invented, it is crucial to push the development of green skills to make future economies sustainable.   The ongoing pandemic has brought new challenges to many facets of human life, drastically changing how

The COVID-19 pandemic will intensify the impacts of ongoing conflict and ecological threats in Yemen. Yemen is considered an ecological hotspot, facing high exposure to all three resource depletion indicators measured in the Ecological Threat Register (ETR) – water stress, food

Editor's note: Today, actor Keira Knightley has unveiled a short animation film entitled "Climate Crisis and Why We Should Panic Now". Translated into 14 different languages, it's the second of a two-part explainer video series for Extinction Rebellion, focusing on

“How we make and use products and how we produce food generates almost half of the emissions in our current economic system because the production of goods and infrastructure generates emissions all along value chains,” said Mayor Minna Arve of Turku,

One of the toughest parts of fulfilling the Paris Agreement goals is understanding the path to success. What does it take to muster the political will and support to make an ambitious commitment? How can all levels of government move

Global food supply is at an all-time high, yet so is hunger. Why the contradiction? And how can we solve this challenge with policy? The world is far from being on track to achieve SDG2—zero hunger—by 2030. At present, 2 billion people face moderate

As if justice systems in Central Asia were not under enough strain, the COVID-19 pandemic, currently peaking throughout the region, is creating new and momentous challenges. Not just the crisis itself, but the legal and policy responses enacted by governments

When you run a small enterprise in a rural community, it’s difficult to access the financing you need to grow. If you’re a woman running one of these enterprises, it’s even harder. That’s why development finance institutions from all G7

If there is anything to be learned from the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protest in France, is that social innovation should accompany environmental policymaking. Policies will have little effect without the acceptance and understanding of the people directly affected by the changes.

Editor's Note: This article is by Leila Yim Surratt the Director of Strategy and Engagement at P4G. P4G is a global initiative that accelerates pioneering market-based partnerships to unlock investment opportunities that can advance progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Progress

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