You don’t care about the size of the drain on the side of roads? About the type of joints used in water pipes? Or the type of electric poles in front of your home? You’re not alone. Still, the…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

If you skim the headlines, you get the impression that the role of forests in mitigating climate change has virtually unanimous global recognition and support. But forests around the world are…

Roy Parizat |

More efficient ACs that run on environmentally-friendly refrigerants will be vital to solve the cooling crunch and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. In the Middle East and North Africa Region (…

Helena Naber, Thanavat Junchaya, Jeff Gibson |

People watch the rescue process in the flooded area on August 17, 2018 in Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India. Kerala was badly affected by the floods during the monsoon season. Source: AJP,…

Marcello Estevão |

Photo by Tom Fisk from Pexels “Moving towards a more responsible and efficient use of natural resources is key, not only to address resource scarcity, wastage, and the associated environmental…

Jun Erik Rentschler, Florian Flachenecker |

Photo Credit: Zhu Difeng / Shutterstock There is a myth that cooling technology is just for those who live in hot and humid climates. Let me break this illusion. [[tweetable]]Cooling is needed all…

Jürgen Fischer |

Recently the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set out clear scientific evidence of what a world impacted by climate change will look like in their Global Warming of 1.5°C report,…

Max Thabiso Edkins |

Also available in: Français  Photo Credit: Flore de Preneuf/World Bank From the Old Farmer’s Almanac to cutting edge satellite systems, farmers have always been in the market for weather forecasts…

Martien van Nieuwkoop |

Read the Chinese version of this blogBlogging from the Commemoration event for the 2018 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer in Beijing, China. Have you suffered heat stress…

Emilia Battaglini |

As the Global Environment Facility’s 6th Assembly welcomes over 1,000 delegates and heads of state in Vietnam this week, it seems like a good time to take a step back and consider how we are doing…

Karin Erika Kemper |