Youth Profile #16: Billy Batware from United for Education and Sustainable Futures talks about how important education is to eradicating violence, poverty and climate change in the developing world.
New index aimed at scoring every coastal nation in the world on their contribution to the health of oceans finds a global average of 60 out of 100.
The Gulf state’s petrodollars look to use sport and raw ambition to drive sustainable development at home and abroad and create climate solutions.
Today’s top headlines: US set to see food price rises because of drought, England tracks natural capital and China enters the North Sea oil industry.
In the seventeenth in the series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports, Charles Chikapa explores the benefits of the CDM for Malawi.
The UK business lobby group the CBI, has said climate change action and the green economy can go hand in hand with economic growth but governments need to play their part.
Yogic farming is said to increase yields and boost the quality of the crops being grown across India – could it be an effective solution to land degradation and rising demand for food?
Amid accusations that the private sector “hijacked” Rio+20 and left as the happiest party, was the conference on sustainability really the boon for business that some claim it to be?
What environmental frontiers emerged as the winners from the Rio+20 outcome document?
While proposals in the final text were weak, some important ones didn’t even make it into the document. RTCC looks at five ideas for climate change action that didn’t make the grade.
Former President of Costa Rica says governments will only respond when they see action at home.
As civil society groups across the globe denounce politicians for their lack of action, is it time for a new era where the individual and the collective take on the challenge?
Politicians, diplomats and activists from around the globe review the Future We Want document and the process that produced.
RTCC talks to Melinda Bohannon, Head of the Climate and Environment Strategy Unit at Department for International Development about how sustainability and climate change issues help shape the UK development agenda.
Now the three Rio Conventions have developed their own identities, GEF says it is time for them to examine the ways they can work together.
The Rio+20 document is jam packed with caveats, ifs, buts and maybes. So what concrete action does it contain, and what implications are there for action on climate change?
The acceptance of failure at the UN summit of sustainable development is almost worse than the failure itself.
Kumi Naidoo criticizes leaders for failing to press for a better deal, short-term thinking and using the talks as a publicity opportunity.
As the Rio+20 negotiations come to a close, NGOs including Christian Aid, Oxfam and Third World Network offer their reaction to the proceedings and say they are willing to mobilise with those at the conference – both inside and outside the negotiations – to ensure a pathway forwards.