Sharp opinion and analysis on issues that are critical to sustainable development.
Zooplankton and Fresh Water: Here are the facts
Zooplankton are critical parts of freshwater ecosystems, but often get forgotten. Scientist Mike Paterson explains what zooplankton are, and why they matter.Read More
Monitoring and Evaluation Systems for Adapting to Climate Change Are Only As Good As They Are Usable
Monitoring and evaluation systems for climate change adaptation should make it easier for people and decision makers to learn what is working and what is not.Read More
Paying For It: How governments can help the private sector overcome financial barriers to investing in adaptation
Private sector engagement will be essential to the success of the NAP process, whether through direct financing or active participation in adaptation actions. Governments can play a key role in enabling this private sector engagement by promoting a number of enabling factors.Read More
Why Information Sharing is Key to Engaging Businesses in the NAP Process
Private sector engagement in climate change adaptation will be necessary for countries, communities and individuals to meet the climate crisis.Read More
Canada Slow to Come Clean on Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Without adequately addressing subsidies, the federal government undermines benefits from its own commendable carbon pricing policies.Read More
How Will the Circular Economy Impact Jobs?
New research digs into some of the possible job impacts if a country like Finland fully embraces a circular economy model.Read More
Why Gender Matters in Climate Change Adaptation
Effective climate change adaptation recognizes that women, men and children experience impacts differently depending on where they live, how they sustain their livelihoods, and the roles they play in their families and communities.Read More
Five Ways to Promote Mitigation and Adaptation in the Mining Sector
In the face of the climate crisis, there is an urgent need for the mining sector to adapt to the impacts of climate change.Read More
What is the Business Case for Private Investment in the NAP Process?
Businesses around the world—big and small, from large-scale banks to smallholder farmers—invest in climate change adaptation every day.They may not label it as such, but as they respond to droughts...Read More
Overfishing Calls for Concrete Actions
Our oceans and fish stocks—and the populations that depend on them—all suffer from the consequences of overfishing. We share a glimpse of the current WTO push to end harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020.Read More