There are viable solutions for the harmful practice of agricultural burning but they need government and private sector support to scale up.
These charts illustrate the impact of green nudges on single-use cutlery consumption in the People’s Republic of China and the implications of more widescale use of such nudges.
Innovative financing is needed for nature-based solutions, which protect biodiversity and combat climate change.
Mongolia’s economy can lead the charge to net-zero and help other countries move from fossil fuels to clean energy if swift action is taken to tap its rare earth deposits.
Decisive action is needed to improve air quality and cut carbon dioxide emissions in the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Safety standards in recycling lead in automotive batteries in Asia and the Pacific must be observed to prevent lead from polluting the environment and poisoning children.
Air pollution claims more lives annually than tobacco, with children and the elderly at severe risk.
The silent invasion by invasive alien species, including plants, invertebrates, vertebrates and microorganisms, is jeopardizing biodiversity and economies on a global scale. We need to take urgent, coordinated action.
Sustainable marine projects and innovative financing like blue bonds are part of growing global efforts to look beyond land-based solutions – and consider the ocean economy – to address climate change.
Nature's ability to regenerate is dwindling as human demands on it increase. To reverse this trend, we need to incorporate natural capital into economic modeling and policymaking.