COVID-19 has prompted many cities to promote the use of cycling, which makes it easier for commuters to comply with social distancing rules. But bicycles have the potential to be much more than a…

Leszek J. Sibilski |

Major cities across Latin America are taking concrete action to promote cycling and become more bike-friendly. Given the urgent need to reduce emissions from urban transport, this could serve as a…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

La cultura del ciclismo urbano que está surgiendo en América Latina puede servir como una gran fuente de inspiración para las megaciudades de todo el planeta.

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.

Karin Erika Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

Žestok i dugotrajni talas vrućina je ovog leta pogodio dobar deo centralne Evrope, uzrokujući deformacije šina na prugama u Srbiji i primoravajući najmanje 10 zemalja da proglase crveni meteoalarm…

Darko Milutin, Elif Ayhan |

Этим летом тяжелая и продолжительная жара накрыла большую часть Центральной Европы, вызвав деформацию рельсов на железнодорожных путях в Сербии и вынудив по меньшей мере 10 стран объявить о…

Darko Milutin, Elif Ayhan |

About this series More blog posts Between 2010 and 2017, Chile was struck by 10 major natural hazard events. These disasters affected as many as 340, 583 houses and cost $3.6 billion in…

Julian Palma, Marisa Garcia Lozano |

About this series More blog posts The social inclusion of disadvantaged groups is necessary for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, said government representatives, experts, and civil…

Lauri Sivonen |

图片:全球环境基金/Flickr 垃圾的产生、收集和处理,是21世纪的一大全球性挑战。垃圾回收可以通过减少温室气体排放推动环境可持续发展,并通过提供原材料和包装材料刺激经济发展。 拾荒者是废品回收行业回收垃圾的主角。在世界各地,大量来自低收入和弱势社区的人们谋生的方式是收集和分拣垃圾,然后通过中介将回收的垃圾卖给废品回收行业。拾荒者眼里的纸张、纸板、玻璃和金属,在他人看来就是废品或垃圾。…

Martha Chen, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |