Rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss – a challenge that will only worsen unless the world urgently undertakes a systemic reform of resource use, according to a report released at the UN Environment Assembly.
More than 20 years after Beijing began looking for ways to improve air quality in one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the developing world, its successful efforts provide a model for other cities to follow, according a report released ahead of the UN Environment Assembly.
The second global session of the UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment convened at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, in the lead up to the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4).
The UN, tech giants, and the policy, finance and science communities today teamed up to launch major new pushes on using cutting-edge technology to create cleaner, greener and more efficient solutions to sustainable development. .
Bringing together data, algorithms and insights for sustainable development The planet is not currently on a sustainable path. In order to change the current trajectory requires transparency, inclusion and accountability. A shift in the global political economy of environmental data is needed to harness the efforts of public and private sectors to jointly generate high … Read More