Our featured Silicon Valley Insider is addressing one of the most serious threats to our planet's coasts and lakes: nutrient pollution. Last week, Phospholutions, a State College, PA-based fertilizer startup, raised up to $1.5m in funding. Backers in the deal included 1855

Worldwide Trends Point to a Brighter Future for Renewable Infrastructure and SDG Financing As the CEO of Bertelsmann Stiftung recently pointed out, “the clock is ticking on the SDGs.” But the same clock is also ticking on global warming. As climate

During the twentieth century, as a continuation of the industrial revolution, the capacity to produce and consume increased. As a result, what is known as the linear economy was imposed. In the linear economy model a product or service is

The 2019 European Parliament elections mark a real watershed for Europe. We are in new territory. European politics will never be the same again. Where there was at best indifference to the dream of a United States of Europe, there

CBSS Baltic 2030 Action Plan The Baltic Sea Region with the Baltic 2030 Action Plan of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), approved back in 2017, is one of the pivotal geographical areas where various actors are helping to

Update 5 May 2019: Volt has just announced it is running in the European Elections in 8 countries: Belgium Bulgaria Germany Luxembourg The Netherlands Spain Sweden The United Kingdom. VOLT is the first party to ever run a pan-European campaign in

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“As we embark on this great collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind. Recognising that the dignity of the human person is fundamental, we wish to see the Goals and targets met for all nations and peoples and

During my first visit to an eye clinic in Ethiopia, I met a local Catholic priest who had lost vision in both eyes due to cataracts. He had not let the congregation know that he was losing his sight. Instead,

The UN sustainable development goals are the framework within which organisations, like the European Training Foundation, that support developing and transition countries in offering a decent life to their citizens, operate. The 17 goals adopted in 2015 set detailed targets

The U.S. federal government is currently experiencing one of the longest closures in modern history. The partial shutdown has left thousands of federal employees and contractors in limbo; they are furloughed or forced to work without pay while awaiting a

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