To prevent global disasters such as the current unprecedented flooding in Pakistan, developed countries absolutely must act now to slow and halt climate change.
As extreme weather events grow in intensity and frequency, nowhere is guaranteed to be safe from danger, as New Yorkers discovered on 1 September 2021 when Hurricane Ida struck causing floods that led to some 29 deaths and shut down much of the subway system.
Indonesian youth are pushing against tobacco use in the only South-East Asian country that is not a signatory to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Following the first International Migration Review Forum in May, it’s essential to identify policy processes that put equality at the centre of implementation of the Global Compact on Migration.
Only 15% of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and even where vaccines are available, access and uptake are impeded by gender-related barriers and inequities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed governments towards digital interventions to enhance the efficiency, resilience, and inclusivity of public services, but these efforts still need to focus on understanding citizen data and translating insights into decision-making.
As post-COVID cities build back better, tackling the corruption that impedes progress on urban issues will require a sustained ethos of care, community spirit, and selflessness that emerged during the pandemic.
With EVs pegged as the future of transportation, there are still preconditions, risks, and strategic opportunities to be considered by countries endowed with the natural resources essential for EV manufacturing.
Covering more than 70% of the planet and producing at least 50% of earth’s oxygen, the ocean is of paramount importance in our daily choices about climate and consumption, and our efforts to protect natural resources.
From extreme weather events and freshwater scarcity, to drought and high temperatures, South-East Asia is already heavily impacted by climate change, but the region has the potential to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
The influence of biodiversity on Kanazawa’s food culture spans scales from landscapes to local crop varieties. The city’s vibrant local cuisine reflects the diversity and plentiful supply of fresh foods provided by the surrounding sea, fields, and mountains.