• No appetite to pay to stop global warming

    December 02, 2019

    As the annual UN climate summit opens in Madrid, who will pay how much for greenhouse gas emissions remains the main stumbling block, leaving developing countries without resources

  • New Development Bank president speaks at bricks bank summit

    What happened to the BRICS bank?

    November 18, 2019

    Five years after its creation, the New Development Bank (BRICS bank) hasn’t lived up to its grand early promise — but things could change

  • Leave ‘em laughing instead of crying

    October 30, 2019

    Humour may be a way to deal with the depressing nature of the climate crisis while still informing the audience, argues Maxwell Boykoff

  • Way forward from the UNCCD COP 14

    October 15, 2019

    Steps need to be taken urgently to implement insights on land degradation, drought management, and sustainable agriculture at COP14, or they will remain unimplemented

  • Can cities save the world?

    October 03, 2019

    By 2050 two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities, and that infrastructure could be the key to managing the climate crisis, if we act now

  • Trapped between melting glaciers and a rising sea: UN

    September 25, 2019

    Lives of more than 1.4 billion people living in mountains, coasts and islands are in jeopardy due to an accelerated rise in sea levels and faster melting of the planet’s ice cover, says the latest IPCC report

  • Save land to fight climate change

    September 14, 2019

    Ecosystem restoration and land-based solutions must segue into actions to stem biodiversity loss and restrain runaway global warming, the United Nations desertification summit held at New Delhi said in its closing declaration

  • UN summit on desertification starts in Delhi

    September 02, 2019

    As India takes over from China, the UN summit on desertification begins in Delhi today, looking to deal with a problem that critically impacts people around the world