This is great news. Without urgent action, global waste will increase by 70 percent on current levels by 2050, according to @WorldBank Report on waste last year. Find out more here: https://bit.ly/2QP7rKe
This was an important topic at #wef19 and it underlines the most important investment countries can make is in people - the health, education and skills that build human capital. #InvestInPeople
Good to see this heading in the right direction but there is still a long way to go.
Important reporting from Lyse Doucet on how Mali is now lurching between droughts and floods. They are both lasting longer and inflicting a huge cost on crops and livestock. The case for investing in adaptation is clear.
Adapting to climate change is going to become more and more pressing in the months and years ahead. This is a good insight into how a small community faces a tough future due to depleted natural resources and climate change, but that careful policy design can turn things around.
To keep women more secure when moving around cities, women are being consulted in planning new urban developments... another example of the difference that is made when women have a seat at the table and their voices are heard.
This new study showcases how Africa remains the continent most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, even though it contributes the least to global warming in both absolute and per capita terms.
I can’t emphasise enough the importance of urgent action to deal with the causes of climate change, but we must also accept that millions of vulnerable people are already dealing with the consequences of a warmer planet. So we must also invest in climate adaptation and resilience. And we must do it now!
The world needs to take action on climate #adaptation as well as #mitigation. Especially important for the most vulnerable people.
Not long ago electric cars were not taken seriously... now they are increasingly mainstream with manufacturers investing in charging technologies across Europe.
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