Topic : Sustainability

  • 140923-Tue-solar power station reuters image RTR3UJ4Z-628×330 Forum Article

    Why clean energy needs a carbon price

    ​​The fundamental inequality that exists between emitters of carbon and the victims of its devastating… more

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    Why we need to save seagrass

    Seagrass is one of the most important coastal habitats where young ocean-going fish such as… more

  • A Green Sea turtle swims over a reef near the surf break known as ‘Pipeline’ on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Forum Article

    How to save the oceans

    Last night, and every night, 840 million people go to bed hungry. It’s our job at the World Bank to get… more

  • Journalists work in the main media hall at the European Union summit in Brussels Forum Article

    The future of wireless charging

    If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won’t need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged — just get… more

  • A woman holds her baby as they walk in front of a coal-fired power plant on the outskirts of Datong Forum Article

    What does history tell us about climate change?

    Life on Earth has survived great changes – there are many species alive today, some of which thrived… more

  • A Green Sea turtle swims over a reef near the surf break known as ‘Pipeline’ on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Forum Article

    10 ways to save the Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and a draft government plan to ensure its survival does not go far… more

  • A worker fills the tank of a car at a petrol station in Cairo Forum Article

    How premium fuel could reduce carbon emissions

    If the majority of light-duty vehicles in the United States ran on higher-octane gasoline, the automotive… more

  • A general view shows the new PS20 solar plant at “Solucar” solar park in Sanlucar La Mayor Forum Article

    Why both sides of the economic debate are wrong

    I am a macroeconomist, but I dissent from the profession’s two leading camps in the United States:… more

  • Cowsinfield Forum Article

    How to make meat sustainable

    Ending global hunger, once just a utopian vision, is now a goal within reach. Between 1990 and 2014… more

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    Three questions about India’s “smart cities”

    “Smart city” has become a buzzword in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • Omar Aguilar, a pruner or “desmochador”, climbs a royal palm tree to cut branches of berries on a farm on the outskirts of Havana Forum Article

    How do we collaborate to curb deforestation?

    Consumers around the world are beginning to favour responsibly produced goods; and many companies that… 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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