Just weeks ago as holiday makers were getting ready to slap on their skis and traverse white winter wonderlands in the Alps, many were met with either closed resorts or narrow artificial runs.
At the end of 2020, in the middle of a global pandemic, the French region of Brittany adopted a new approach to climate action: green budgeting. They did this by tagging the climate adaptation and mitigation impact of their regional spending for 2020.
There can be no route to net zero without bringing smaller businesses with us. Some will enable the transition directly, as suppliers of low-carbon goods and services, and all will participate in the unprecedented changes that will be necessary over the next few decades.
After six decades of consistent growth, the unprecedented shock of the global COVID-19 pandemic saw tourism come to a near complete standstill. Two years on, there’s still huge uncertainty for the tourism sector. What lies in store for tourism in 2023 and beyond?
Like COVID-19 and climate change, the energy crisis is revealing urban inequalities as well. Wealthier residents consume roughly double the amount of energy as low-income ones, suggesting that the most vulnerable populations will again suffer the most as energy prices climb.
As fires rage and droughts blight communities around the world, cities have been sweating. The effects of extreme heat are frequently more severe in cities. In the face of rising temperatures, how can cities beat the heat?
According to a recent report of the World Economic Forum, 44% of GDP in cities around the world – USD 31 trillion – is at risk of disruption from biodiversity and nature loss. How can our cities reset their relationship with nature?
Action to protect our environment is an investment in our future. To make the transition to net zero, SMEs need to be able to finance green investments. How do we map out our collective journey to meet our climate objectives?