In sub-Saharan Africa, people’s reliance on biomass is often direct, because so many people work in small-scale subsistence agriculture and burn wood and charcoal for fuel. But what happens when biomass runs out?
Recent SEI projects have added major new features to the water systems modelling software and made it up to 100 times faster; now these enhancements are available to users worldwide.
Many people are putting their faith in private finance – particularly international private finance streams such as foreign direct investment and loans – to finance climate adaptation in LDCs and SIDS, but this faith may be misplaced.
Menstrual hygiene management is finally being recognized as an urgent development challenge. But what are the implications for other sustainable development agendas – particularly sanitation?
The first in-depth review of JI’s environmental integrity shows about three-quarters of credits may not represent actual emission reductions, and their use to meet mitigation targets may have increased emissions by about 600 million tonnes.
This year World Water Week in Stockholm celebrates its 25th anniversary. World Water Week originally began as the Stockholm Water Symposium in 1991 and has been convened annually ever since. This year’s theme is Water for Development.
As pledges towards the Paris climate agreement fall short of 2°C-level ambition, many hope that innovative actions by governments, businesses and civil society will fill the gap. Can they deliver?
Experts working under the auspices of the United Nations are preparing an assessment of pollinators and food production to inform decision-making and the post-2015 development agenda.
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