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In this report, we present a SAVi assessment that quantifies the ecosystem services and economic impacts of the planned reforestation and water retention wells in the Brantas River basin in Indonesia.
The coming year will be decisive for sustainable development governance, bringing us twice as many meetings of environmental treaty governing bodies as we would expect during non-COVID times.
The lawmaker leading the European Parliament’s work on an EU carbon border tax has submitted a draft report on the proposal to establish a carbon border adjustment mechanism.
Combating desertification, land degradation, and droughts can win socio-economic benefits for people in drylands and reduce climate change impacts.
This report examines how two former mine sites were converted to into spaces generating renewable energy.
A new sense of urgency for climate action is being felt all around the world, and governments are now accelerating national efforts to put adaptation at the heart of decision making.
Phasing out fossil fuels is critical to global efforts to tackle climate change, but actions to curb emissions are hindered by protections granted under international investment law.
Supporting Marine Fishing Sustainably: A review of central and state government support for marine fisheries in India
This report provides an inventory of support measures to marine fisheries in India and identifies programs that are key priorities for an in-depth evaluation of impacts from socio-economic and environmental sustainability perspectives.
Canada should adopt a whole-of-government approach to climate change and build on the successes and challenges of its peers both at home and abroad.
This report presents a Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of the Hondsbossche Dunes project in the Netherlands.