UN’s Development Goals are Not Far Behind COP27

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS (IDN) — When the two-weeklong COP27 climate summit began negotiations November 6, the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were not far behind. At the conference centre in the Egyptian coastal town of Sharm el-Sheikh, the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is hosting an SDG Pavilion for […]

A ‘Rousing Manifesto and Poignant Memoir’

Ugandan Activist’s New Book By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network NEW YORK (IDN) — A young climate activist from Uganda about to address the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, faced one final indignity from western media when they staged a photo op of her with her white climate colleagues and then clipped her out […]

A Briefing on Carbon Capture Technology and Sustainable Energy Transition

By Razeena Raheem UNITED NATIONS (IDN) — The Group of 77 and China, the largest single coalition of developing nations, hosted an Ambassadorial-level briefing on carbon capture technology at the United Nations. The briefing, which took place August 1, was titled “Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage—Technology Essential for an Equitable Energy Path Forward.” Addressing the […]

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