Low bio

All 20 biodiversity targets missed as pollution, climate change rage on: UN report https://www.cbd.int/gbo/gbo5/publication/gbo-5-spm-en.pdf

This unequal world of ours

What’s causing climate change, in 10 charts. Different ways of looking at the problem – we live in an unequal world. https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/21428525/climate-change-west-coast-fires-cause-charts

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:https://asiatimes.com/2020/08/covid-19-and-the-global-economy-role-of-sdgs/

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]. https://www.nature.com/articles/s43017-020-0079-1.pdf

Three Informal Sector and COVID-19

This is how COVID-19 is affecting informal workers – World Economic Forum blog https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/coronavirus-impact-informal-workers-world-bank/

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 – https://eatforum.org/knowledge/diets-for-a-better-future/

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. http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_The_Future_Of_Nature_And_Business_2020.pdf

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