Joe Biden’s victory in the U.S. presidential election offers new hope in the fight against climate change, both within U.S. borders and around the globe. During his first speech as president-elect, Biden committed to restore the United States’ standing in

This article, first published on the ICLEI blog, is part of our "COP25" Editorial Series, done in partnership with ICLEI  — Local Governments for Sustainability. The longest-ever climate conference, COP25, concluded on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. The talks punted a number of

To give you an idea of the challenge ahead: freight demand is expected to triple between 2015 and 2050, causing CO2 emissions to rise by 76 percent according to the International Transport Forum. Yet to live up to expectations of

The Impakter team would like to thank Jaime Jennings of Island Press for the photo contributions. Island Press will publish Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution, authored by Michiel Roscam Abbing of The Plastic Soup Foundation (PSF) on April 4th. One of

As the true cost of climate change begins to emerge – from food insecurity and land degradation to conflict, rising sea levels and increasing inequality – the importance of the 13th SDG becomes ever clearer. Climate Action must underpin everything

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