COVID-19 and the SDGs

Covid-19 and the global economy: role of SDGsThe UN’s Sustainable Development Goals will become even more significant in the post-pandemic economy Read full article:

COVID, Life and all that …

Restrictions in human interaction have helped to avoid suffering and death from COVID-19, but have also created many socioeconomic hardships [PDF].

Three Informal Sector and COVID-19

This is how COVID-19 is affecting informal workers – World Economic Forum blog

The food climate

G20 diets have a disproportionate impact on our climate and health. Who is leading and what is needed to ensure the necessary greenhouse gas emission cuts are made? Read new report –

Nature-led economies

World Economic Forum report, “The Future of Nature and Business” looks at the opportunities of a nature-led economy that could create $10trn a year and 400 million jobs.

Green trees!

15 Astounding Facts About Trees: It’s hard to overstate the importance of trees. Their debut more than 300 million years ago was a turning point for Earth, helping transform its surface into a bustling utopia for land animals. Read full article

Eewh! Waste !

UN reports global e-waste production soared beyond 53 million tonnes in 2019 Read the Global E-Waste Monitor

COVID-19 and the Oceans

COVID-19: Besides a green recovery, we also need a Blue Recovery – World Bank Read full post

Supercharging sustainable development

A bold new approach to development economics, championed by the Turing and the United Nations Development Programme, could boost government-backed sustainable development all over the world. Read fill news item