Innovative Sustainable Solutions

Ecology and environmental conservation are known as one of the fields of science and life. However, climate change and awareness of the consequences of human activities indicate the growing need to intensify the principle of sustainability in all the fields. Innovations are an effective mechanism for creating solutions for many …

Climate Crisis Leaving 2 Million People a Week Needing Aid

A new report by the world’s largest humanitarian network warns that the number of people needing humanitarian assistance every year as a result of climate-related disasters could double by 2050. The Cost of Doing Nothing – published today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) …

Extreme Water Stress Affects a Quarter of the World’s Population, Say Experts

A quarter of the world’s population across 17 countries are living in regions of extremely high water stress, a measure of the level of competition over water resources, a new report reveals. Experts at the World Resources Institute (WRI) warned that increasing water stress could lead to more “day zeroes” …

World Bank Launches New Fund to Support ‘Climate-Smart’ Mining for Low Carbon Tech

The World Bank has launched what is claimed to be the first ever fund dedicated to making mining for the low carbon energy transition “climate-smart” and sustainable. The Climate-Smart Mining Facility, targeting a total investment of $50 million (£38.2m), will support the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals …

World Bank Doubles Climate Investment to $200bn

The World Bank Group has doubled its current five-year investment to around $200 billion (£157bn) to support countries taking action to fight climate change. It is part of its plans to boost support for climate adaptation, especially in the world’s poorest nations, with the funding provided between 2021 and 2025. Projects that will …