Climate will not wait

Paris accord rules must be wrapped up this year, says UN climate chief. The pandemic has delayed official talks until now, but the pressure is back on governments to make progress ahead of the Glasgow COP26 and speed up climate action. https://news.trust.org/item/20210531155939-fnhiq/

Action for SDGs

Decade of Action to Deliver the Global Goals 2020 marked the beginning of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The 17 goals, adopted by all countries in 2015, are our shared vision to end poverty, safeguard the environment and build a peaceful world. With less than 10 years…

Happy New Year!!

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Cloud over buildings

39% of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Caused by Construction 39% of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Caused by Construction

Future proofing foods

Without Clearing Any New Farmland, We Could Feed Two Earths’ Worth of People Better supply chain organization, improved soil management, and a little creativity would yield lots more food without adding to emissions. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-12-15/no-more-hunger-how-to-feed-everyone-on-earth-with-just-the-land-we-have

Human Development Report 2020

The United Nations releases this year’s Human Development Report. The 2020 theme focuses on “The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene” http://hdr.undp.org

The Human Earth

Sister Cities International is creating a network of sister city partnerships committed to implementing the concepts of sustainable development, as outlined by the SDGs https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/partnership/?p=1630

Urban air pollution

Tackling poor air quality: Lessons from three cities – World Bank blogs https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/tackling-poor-air-quality-lessons-three-cities

Climate change myths

Top Ten Climate Change Myths and How to Debunk Them Top Ten Climate Change Myths and How to Debunk Them

Global Biodiversity

5th Global Biodiversity Outlook Published last month, GBO5 is a status report on biodiversity and global efforts to ensure it is conserved and used sustainably, for the benefit of all. Read the reporthttps://www.cbd.int/gbo5