Dealing with climate change requires more fight and less flight

Published October 26, 2020 At a campaign rally on October 16, President Trump spoke openly about the possibility of losing the election and how he would cope with that. “Maybe I’ll have to leave the country,” he said. That might be more difficult than it sounds. Many foreign countries have temporarily closed their doors to […]

Rockefeller Foundation commits $1 billion for COVID-19 recovery

The Rockefeller Foundation announced on Monday that it will allocate $1 billion over the next three years to address the pandemic and its aftermath. Why it matters: The mishandled pandemic and the effects of climate change threaten to reverse global progress and push more than 100 million people into poverty around the world. Governments and […]

Renewable energy leapfrogging: the better way forward.

It’s a fact: Without an abundant supply of energy, many of the necessities we often take for granted — education, housing, and food security, to name a few — simply would not be possible. No surprise then that increasing access to electricity is one of the most effective ways of improving lives around the world. […]

Beryl Ajwang

Beryl is a Research Analyst within the WRI Africa Energy Access Program. In this role, Beryl supports research on energy financing and access in the

The next US administration: Prospects for Italy

By Giovanna De Maio, Caroline Klaff Executive Summary Italy is watching the outcome of the U.S. presidential election closely, as the results could have significant implications for cooperation on security, trade, and global challenges. On the economy, a second term for President Donald Trump could mean more tariffs, whereas an administration led by former Vice […]

‘The world is moving on’: Coca-Cola’s Therese Noorlander on plastic, packaging, and youth activism

Coca-Cola’s sustainability director for Europe Therese Noordlander talks to BusinessGreen about the drinks giant’s mission to drive down emissions and ramp up its recycling efforts As the world’s largest drinks producer, the Coca-Cola Company’s decarbonisation and sustainability efforts have to be supersized. The multinational manufacturer, which counts Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, Innocent and Schweppes in its […]

Nature-based solutions fuel new Resilient Landscapes initiative

A new initiative seeks to bring public-private collaborators together, to overturn funding hurdles and develop new strategies to address challenges surrounding ecosystem management. Resilient Landscapes, officially launched at the digital forum Can tree planting save our planet? hosted by CIFOR and World Agroforestry (ICRAF), is an innovative platform designed to leverage the centers’ combined 69 years […]