A way out of the Brexit morass?
09 May 2019 – 14:15 | No Comment

Brexit-bound Britain will participate in this month’s European Parliament (EP) election, unless UK prime minister, Theresa May, and opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, manage to push the thrice-rejected EU withdrawal agreement through the House of Commons …

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Bridging climate science and policy making
30 Mar 2016 – 10:29
Bridging climate science and policy making

UNEP’s role in Paris was to help countries make a bridge between climate science and policy, identify and analyse options, and gain confidence to move on their climate commitments.  Mark Radka, Head, UNEP’s Climate and …

The effects of climate change are not always environmental
30 Mar 2016 – 10:26
The effects of climate change are not always environmental

Climate change is the ‘threat multiplier’ that is linked to other global challenges and injustices. Though it may not be the root cause of migration, it affects people in a very disproportionate manner. Magda Stoczkiewicz, …

Europe will continue to lead the global clean energy revolution
30 Mar 2016 – 10:20
Europe will continue to lead the global clean energy revolution

 The European Union has played a key role in brokering the historic agreement in Paris, where 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal.  In an exclusive interview with Government Gazette, Jos …

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT: Why does it matter and what can we do?
30 Sep 2015 – 09:00
SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT: Why does it matter and what can we do?

The growth of urban population combined with widespread use of cars has led to increasing congestion and a rising level of air pollution and transportation collisions.  Member of European Parliament and former Transport Minister for …

Towards a sustainable culture for urban mobility
28 Sep 2015 – 14:11
Towards a sustainable culture for urban mobility

Development of sustainable urban transport requires a conceptual leap. Keith Taylor, Member of European Parliament Highlights actions that can change current mobility patterns towards sustainability.
It is indeed a watershed year for our path to a …

Why should Europe embrace multimodality?
28 Sep 2015 – 09:47
Why should Europe embrace multimodality?

Rising greenhouse gas emissions and global temperatures highlight the imminence of developing a sustainable culture towards mobility. Yet, which road should we take to initiate such a culture in a society that is predominantly urban? …

Europe’s sustainable mobility revolution
28 Sep 2015 – 09:00
Europe’s sustainable mobility revolution

While major capital cities across the continent have been bringing in a raft of measures to try and tackle pollution, Sean Carroll from the European Secretariat of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability takes a …

The Anthropocene — why does it matter for policymakers?
24 Apr 2015 – 16:34
The Anthropocene — why does it matter for policymakers?

Jan Zalasiewicz and Davor Vidas explain what the Anthropocene is and why it is significant for international policy.
Which is the real world that we live in?  Is it that of homes, schools, factories; of economics, …

Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will
21 Apr 2015 – 10:28
Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will

As calls for a referendum on EU membership grow louder in the run-up to the UK General Election, Humza Yousaf MSP from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) argues the case for Scotland’s place in the …

The world needs more robust commitments on sustainable development
20 Apr 2015 – 16:36
The world needs more robust commitments on sustainable development

Gonzalo Fanjul, Policy Director at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) offers a gloomy assessment of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Over the coming months, the negotiators working to define the new global development framework that …