SERIES TITLE: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful planet. But, with nationalism, populism and protectionism

Why Animals Are Pertinent to Sustainable Agriculture  “I Speak for the Livestock.” You can call me the “Lorax,” and although I may be a fruit tree physiologist, I am not here to speak for the trees today, but for animals. I’d like

We are now in a climate emergency and 2020 will be a critical year in the fight for the survival of the planet. The battleground is triple: climate change, biodiversity, and the ocean. What happens in one affects the other

The climate community must work harder, faster and smarter in a pivotal year. Despite years of campaigning, innovation and negotiation from the climate sector, despite millions of hours and billions of dollars spent, global carbon emissions continue to rise – projected

SERIES TITLE: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful planet. But, with nationalism, populism and protectionism

A highlight in COP 25 meetings held in Madrid this week was a side event that pointed to the key role cities of all sizes, including smaller municipalities, can play in the fight against climate change. Gathered in the Forum

Half the world population cannot access health services but progress has been made in Low and Middle Income Countries: Kudos to them. In 2017 the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted resolution A/72/l.27 establishing December 12th as Universal Health Coverage Day

Editor's note: This article first appeared on the ICLEI blog.  Cities around the world are recognizing that the circular economy not only addresses resource scarcity and climate change but also can strengthen local economies and create jobs. By prioritizing regenerative resources,

With the advent of fast fashion and micro trend consumerism, low quality textiles have flooded the markets and subsequently our landfills and waterways. Petroleum based finishes, dyes and synthetic microfibers shed from our clothing and are distributed into the deepest depths

Food waste is a global issue. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, more than one third of all food worldwide is wasted. When it comes to food waste, the U.S. ranks second worst in the world, wasting around

Why the UN’s SDGs are a blueprint to support small-scale tuna fisheries and the communities that depend on them. With a global market value that’s well in excess of $40 billion, tuna is a universally popular food. The quite considerable volume

Last month, we wrote about this year's SDG Finance Summit in Geneva, referring to the initiative, by the UNDP, as an innovation springboard with the core aim of "bring[ing] together high-level decision makers to forge partnerships for the implementation of

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