How can Africa realize economic prosperity without contributing further to climate change? The solution lies in a kind of Green New Deal – a comprehensive strategy for achieving sustainable growth, including through coordinated, large-scale investment in renewable-energy deployment, writes Carlos Lopes.
Invest in cleaning up the hard-to-abate sectors such as cement and steel so that new infrastructure is green, writes Naina Lal Kidwai.
Unless we make a quick and decisive shift to a low-carbon energy system and economy, by 2030 we will pass the point by which we can keep global average temperature rise to well below 2°C, writes Helen Mountford.
European voters have delivered a green mandate. It’s up to our governments to use it, writes Caio Koch-Weser.
Three policy priorities can help the region lead the transition to a clean economy, writes Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The government of Indonesia is blazing a trail for other emerging economies with its recognition of the adverse health, financial and environmental impact of high carbon emissions, and its new plan charting a course towards sustainability, says Nicholas Stern.