A new report released by the World Bank highlights the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many minerals and metals.

An investment of USD 371 billion will be required to achieve key global health targets and prevent 97 million premature deaths in 67 countries, including India, by 2030, a study has said.

There are gaps in monitoring the implementation of Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs), according to the SDGs Index and Dashboards Report 2017. The report by Bertelsmann Stiftung and Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), stated that such data gaps limit effort to establish internationally comparable country baselines for SDGs.

The G20 and other nations have taken huge strides over the last year towards mobilizing the trillions of dollars of public and private capital needed to make sustainable development and climate action a reality, according to new UN Environment research.

Rabat – A report by WHO and UNICEF shows that 2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home and 4.5 billion lack safely managed sanitation.

Since 1947 the World Economic and Social Survey has promoted a broader understanding of development, emphasizing the importance of advancing the structural transformation of the economy, progress in social development and environmental sustainability.

Global Witness, an international organization whose aim is to expose links between the demand for natural resources, corruption, armed conflict and environmental destruction, released a report that showed that environment and land rights activists faced heightened risk - there were, across the world, at least 200 activists killed in 2016 alone.

Participation in the development of international food standards for trade is essential if countries are to reap the benefits of booming global trade and prepare for imminent technological changes, according to a joint publication issued by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 12 July.

Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF.

The latest global report on tuberculosis has criticised India’s control plans, even as the Union Health Minister has said that TB will be eliminated from the country by 2025.

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