Update 14 June, 8:30 pm: Just out, the communiqué from the NATO meeting in Brussels attended by President Biden. At the urging of the American President, the language is stronger than the one used by the G7 leaders that had

While global response to climate change lags, Pacific Island leaders will take matters into their own hands. On May 12th, the outgoing Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor, announced the launch of the Pacific Resilience Facility (PRF). Aimed at

Courtesy of the pandemic, the G7 meeting - hosted by the United Kingdom this weekend on the Cornish coast in southern England, calling together the leaders of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan - is going to

In a just-published “Global Trends” report subtitled "2040: A More Contested World", produced by the National Intelligence Council (NIC) for President Biden, we learn that 20 years from now, the world will be a far hotter and more desperate place.

Projects addressing ecological threats must support local communities. Development projects undertaken at a local level will be crucial to addressing ecological threats and supporting the most vulnerable communities Experts speaking at a recent Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) event agreed that

The first day of the ICLEI World Congress 2021-2022 closed with a discussion on “Equitably Shaping Our Sustainable Urban Future.” Representatives from local governments from around the world shared their experiences through ongoing initiatives to create an equitable sustainable development

New World Bank/FAO Report Looks at Urban Food Systems Governance Evolving food preferences, rising malnutrition, public health concerns, rapid urbanization, climate change and crises like COVID-19 are shifting how countries think about food systems. With over two-thirds of the world’s population destined

Projected high levels of population growth will collide with issues of resource scarcity and ecological threats in the future. By 2050, the global population is projected to reach nearly ten billion people and could challenge levels of peacefulness around the world. Over

Nestled in the heart of the Congo Basin, the world’s second-largest rainforest, lies the Republic of the Congo. A nation covered in vast forests, the Congo boasts an estimated 23 million ha of forest area — nearly 70% of the

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