Air conditioning and refrigeration are essential, but contribute significantly to climate change. To address this, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is launching a new program to unlock…

Alzbeta Klein, William Sonneborn |

In the face of the pandemic, walking and cycling have enjoyed renewed popularity. Could this be the beginning of a long-term transition to sustainable transport?

Arturo Ardila-Gomez |

The impacts of disasters can be devastating. Depending on where you are, who you are, and what you have, it can be a life-altering experience. The COVID-19 crisis is no different. It…

Mari Koistinen, Alice Mortlock |

With the right precautions, public transport can provide a safe way of getting around and contribute to a more sustainable, more inclusive recovery.

Arturo Ardila-Gomez |

A few years ago, my family and I boarded a bus in Japan’s Shikoku Island, where some of our distant relatives live. The rural landscape outside my window was beautiful, but there was something…

Yuko Arai |

Instead of boosting private car use, the pandemic should prompt cities to double down on sustainable transport investment: public transport, cycling, and walking can provide great ways of getting…

Arturo Ardila-Gomez |

In Northern Nigeria, the Click-On-Kaduna program gave youth the skills and guidance they need to compete in the global digital economy.

Danielle Robinson, Aisha Sani, Zainab Rahima Aminu |

Although women's mobility patterns are different from men's, the design of public transport systems hardly ever reflects that reality. How can we turn this around and create transit…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Irene Portabales González, Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Giselle Marie Bello |

In the annals of population studies, COVID-19 will be the event that thrust demography into the global spotlight. The processes accompanying the pandemic, including the lockdowns, are intimately…

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

In the face of COVID-19, Somalia's education system has been scrambling to transition to online learning. The situation has created many challenges, but also a few unexpected opportunities.…

Roku Fukui, Abdullahi Bihi Hussein |