We cover the world’s under-reported stories.
We work with the best law firms to provide free legal assistance to NGOs and social entrepreneurs worldwide.
We promote the highest standards of journalism around the world.
With more than half of world population in cities, new challenge aims to push citizens, governments and the private sector to work together to build resilience
2012's severe weather has left the world wondering how extreme climate change impacts will have to be in order for policy and decision makers to act
Addressing poverty and sustainable development as separate issues will no longer work, experts say
Allowing farmland to encroach on ecosystems could hurt nature, food security and nutrition, scientists say
Forests not only contribute to diverse and nutritious diets, particularly for the poorest members of society, but also sustain agriculture
Stronger evidence on the costs and benefits of climate-smart development would help make the case
Building resilience takes action in a wide range of areas - not least how a country is governed
Will talking about “carbon” or “emissions” mobilise people? Not really. But finding new people-centred ways to talk about climate change will
Rising seas and a lack of fresh water threaten the existence of the Marshall Islands
Even in the short term, sustainable development saves lives too
Negotiators sought ways to move forward on tough issues like ambition and equity
Extreme weather can be a distant worry – until a river of floodwater comes rushing through your own door
South Asia’s population is swelling, but the available water per person has taken a dive because of poor water management and conservation, as well as diversion to industries
The next generation will be the one to act on climate change, and lead efforts to talk about it
Real movement to stem climate change, driven by science, needs to be the focus of the Bonn negotiations this week