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The disappearing of Indonesia’s rainforests

In early August 2019, I went on a ten-day journey across the Indonesian provinces of North Sumatra and Aceh. The trip was part of [...]

Ant Forest plants trees for sustainable behavior

Alipay is the world’s largest digital platform for gathering data on people’s efforts to reduce their carbon footprints: Through [...]

The EU Green Deal, biodiversity and forests: Ingredients for success

Our future relies on sustainably managed, resilient forests. The EU Green Deal is an opportunity to preserve biodiversity while realizing [...]

Carbon removal enters mainstream climate debate

Much as in the energy transition debate, the big question is who pays for carbon removal? So much carbon has been emitted that [...]

Managing flood risk in Oslo

“Combatting and adapting to climate change is the greatest challenge of our time and it can’t be left to someone else, at another [...]

Global dynamics of urban water security

We’re running out of water and time as cities are becoming increasingly water scarce, requiring a new approach to addressing urban [...]

Into the great big blue

Everything is changing, and water is in the middle of it all. New politics, new faces, policies under review... Here’s a glimpse [...]

From waste to resource

Re-designing the value chain of water and minerals for industry A new economy is emerging; one that is always keeping resources [...]

Bioenergy and the transition to a modern bioeconomy

Many forms of biomass are increasingly used to generate heat for buildings and electricity for power grids. The International Energy [...]

How regional cooperation provides sustainable solutions around the Mediterranean

The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) funds 48 projects addressing sustainability challenges Barcelona, [...]

Micro-mobility: challenges and opportunities for cities & regions

The rise of shared dockless (e-)bikes and electric scooters alongside ride-sourcing and other demand-responsive mobility services [...]

Almar: Deploying water solutions globally

2019 has been an important year for Almar Water Solutions. After three intense years of work, in this last year, the company has consolidated [...]