Topic : Environment

  • A farmer uses mobile phone on her morning glory vegetable field in Bach Lien village outside Hanoi Forum Article

    Can mobile phones help to improve food security?

    Around three-fourths of the world’s poorest people live in rural areas. The rural poor, and their very… more

  • A field of unharvested wheat is seen outside Montigny en Ostrevent Forum Article

    If you eat, you’re part of the solution

    Hunger was one of the deadliest weapons in the Second World War, with nearly a third of all deaths, around… more

  • To match Special Report FOOD/AFRICA Forum Article

    How can we adapt farming to climate change?

    According to UN projections, the world’s population could reach 9.15 billion by 2050, creating a 60%… more

  • A health worker checks the temperature of a man at a roadside health checkpoint outside Ganta Young Global Leaders Article

    Fighting Ebola from the grassroots

    As a global community, our ability to respond to the Ebola crisis gripping West Africa… more

  • Orangutans stay in a cage in a wildlife protection centre in Ratchaburi province, about 125 km (78 m.. Forum Article

    How to prevent the next Ebola

    The Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone continues to spread despite… more

  • Lion rests at Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park Forum Article

    Can tourism tackle poverty?

    Think Tanzania and you may imagine yourself in the plains of the Serengeti or the peaks of Mount… more

  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during… more

  • An Egyptian rice farmer shows his drought damaged rice crop and cracks in the rice terrace soil caused by more than 30 days of no rain in a village near Balqis Forum Article

    How to help farmers survive climate change

    Burkina Faso is located in the heart of the Sahel, which means that it is one of the world’s most… more

  • To match feature RENEWABLES/DENMARK Forum Article

    How people are coming together to tackle climate change

    The People’s Climate March on September 21 was a watershed for the emerging global… more

  • IRAQI MAN CHECKS VALVE IN OIL REFINERY OUTSIDE BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    What can the Middle East learn from the US shale boom?

    The clear relationship between secure and competitively priced energy and economic prosperity is well… more

  • People ride their bicycles during “No Car Day” in Bogota Forum Article

    How Bogota got people to use buses

    City planners and design professionals have long known that the way in which physical space is constructed… more

  • Small geothermal power plant is seen near the town of Laugarvatn Forum Article

    Why governments must lead on climate change

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has just hosted a special summit in New York intended to spur… more

  • -PHOTO TAKEN 15MAY05- A vessel sails under the Bosphorus Bridge linking the city’s [European and Asi.. Forum Article

    Turkey 2014: Two strategies for unlocking growth

    With economic growth rates improving in advanced economies, countries in Europe, the Middle East and… more

  • A bee flies on a mustard field in front of the cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near Tyn nad Vltavou Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why business needs to obey the laws of nature

    “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan famously sang. You don’t… more

  • People walk across a street in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why we need the UN’s sustainable development goals

    Sustainable development is the central drama of our time. The world’s governments are currently… more

  • General view of the skyline of the harbour at Bremerhaven Technology Pioneers Article

    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    Why Europe needs a digital single market

    Innovation isn’t easy. It takes courage to experiment and advance a new idea and determination to ensure… more

  • Steam billows from the cooling towers of Jaenschwalde coal power station near Cottbus Forum Article

    Governments cannot solve the climate crisis alone

    I’ve been hearing from business leaders over the past few months about the impact climate change could… more