Ending Open Defecation: Doing It Properly

To mark World Toilet Day, UNU’s Shyama Ramaniel looks at the new Sustainable Development Goal #6 and what it will take to tackle sanitation in a truly equitable and sustainable way.

COP15 to COP21 – Crucial Changes in the Climate Mitigation Landscape

Compared with the last major attempt to get the world on a more desirable emissions trajectory at COP15 in Copenhagen, this month’s COP21 in Paris is happening in a landscape transformed in a few key ways. The world stands at the cusp of an unprecedented era of policy experimentation in driving a clean energy transition.