What should a city do if half of its population cannot access a public service? It sounds like a somewhat outlandish question, but for Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia, this question highlights a frustrating reality. Although the city has

Our industrial society, ever since it began, has spawned fierce critics. Two of the best known lived in America: the transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau and the economist Thorstein Veblen. Thoreau gave us the definitive masterpiece of life in the woods

Editor's Note: This is the first part of an interview discussing the newest Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund) report. The second part will be published today at 13.00h GMT. In September 2016, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the

Hope, Uncertainty, and the Role of News The 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates took place on February 2-5 in Bogota, Colombia. Recognized as one of the world’s most important peace building meetings, the annual event brings together Nobel Peace

The goal here is to highlight the fallibility of our individual ideas and choices in the crafting of collective actions. Therefore, this article explores six heuristics and biases that influence our choices and decision-making. Ultimately, it invites us to question

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY Paula Caballero, Senior Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice.  IT  IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG's) - SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. These are

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