To mark World Oceans Day on 8 June, IIED director Andrew Norton sets out three ways the international community can protect marine and coastal environments.
120 ministers among over one thousand delegates in Nairobi charting course for strong action on sustainable future
Dunia Designs pays teams of workers to clean discarded plastic bottles and bags they collect in the thronged city’s townships and incorporate them into hard and soft furnishings. And then they give away their profits.
The WDI team aims to produce a curated set of indicators relevant to the changing needs of the development community. The new edition includes indicators to help measure the 169 targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - these build on the 8 goals and 18 targets of the Millennium Development Goals we focused on in previous editions, but are far wider in scope and far more ambitious.
The Global Tracking Framework measures how the world is progressing toward Sustainable Energy for All, tracking country-level indicators for energy access, renewable energy and energy efficiency. The second edition of this report shows that while the world is moving in the right direction, we have to accelerate efforts to reach sustainable energy goals by 2030.