The world is experiencing a global energy transformation driven by technological change and new policy priorities. This transformation is win-win: a strong economy and a healthy planet are mutually reinforcing.

Family size is closely linked to reproductive rights, according to the State of World Population 2018 report.

To forge ties and make developed nations keep promises

The Information and Communications for Development report takes an in-depth look at how information and communication technologies (ICT) are impacting economic growth in developing countries. This new report, the fourth in the series, examines the topic of data-driven development, or how better information makes for better policies.

The size and structure of the socioeconomic metabolism are key for the planet’s sustainability. In this article, we provide a consistent assessment of the development of material flows through the global economy in the period 1900–2015 using material flow accounting in combination with results from dynamic stock-flow modelling.

Food waste could rise by almost a third by 2030 when more than 2 billion tonnes will be binned, researchers said on Tuesday, warning of a “staggering” crisis propelled by a booming world population

Agriculture and food systems policies should ensure more than just the supply of food.

Political divisions between rich and poor countries make the board of the UN climate fund ‘extremely difficult to work with’, says green growth chief

Over 10% of UK foreign aid for climate change projects was channelled through 79 private consultancies, or more than £875 million since 2011.

The World Bank has stated that it has exceeded its financing target in new energy for Nigeria and other developing countries.

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