From Crisis to Sustainable Development: the SDGs as Roadmap to 2030 and Beyond

The Sustainable Development Report (SDR), including the SDG Index and Dashboards which track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), was released. The report shows that multiple and simultaneous international crises have halted progress on the universal goals adopted by all UN member c...

Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

The IPCC has finalized the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, the Working Group II contribution. It was finalized on 27 February 2022 during the 12th Session of Working Group II and 55th Session of the IPCC. This Summary for Policy...

UNEP: Economic Impacts Of Climate Change: Exploring Short-Term Climate-Related Shocks With Macroeconomic Models

Date: May 25, 2022   Macroeconomic impacts caused by climate change may create significant credit, market, and operational risks for financial institutions. Considering these risks, many firms are beginning to explore the integration of macroeconomic impacts into climate scenario analysis....

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: groundwater: making the invisible visible

Source: UNESCODate: March 22, 2022 Celebrating world water day 2022 with the theme of groundwater, UNESCO released a document regarding global groundwater development report. Check it out here! Download PDF File Here

Wetlands in The Present Time

 February is the month when the entire world celebrates the wetland environment. This year, we will dedicate our attention to pursuing "Wetlands Action for People and Nature", highlighting the value of the action to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands for human and glob...

New UNESCO book on Managed Aquifer Recharge presents 28 real-life examples showcasing potential for resilience and sustainability

Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) has been proven to produce a wealth of benefits from integrated management of a wide range of conventional and un-conventional water resources, paving the way for global adoption to achieve sustainable development goals for water, and adapt to the effects of climate ch...

Indonesia Vision 2045: Toward Water Security

Source: World BankPublication Date: December 1, 2021 Vision 2045 aims to significantly transform Indonesia with the target of becoming one of the world's top five economies by the time it reaches its centenary in 2045. But is this achievable without considering Indonesia's Water Security? This study...

Climate Governance in Indonesia

Source: Climate Action TrackerDate: October 18, 2021. The CAT Climate Governance series seeks to produce a practical framework for assessing a government's readiness - both from an institutional and governance point of view - to ratchet up climate policy and implement adequate transformational polic...

The Distinctive and Prominent Prevalence of Water Appreciation and Mental Wellness

Written by: Elnaya Mahadevi Pillian. We often hear about the urgency to appreciate water, but it is quite rare to really find reasons we can directly relate to; reasons that give a deep understanding on how important water is for our growth and development as human beings. The truth is, aside from b...

Disasters around the World are Interconnected

Source: United Nation University Date: September 8, 2021 Bonn, Germany 8 September – A new report, Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021, was released today by United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). The report analyses 10 different disasters from 2020/2...

How cities can adapt to climate change

Source: McKinsey Sustainability and C40 citiesDate: 20 July 2021Research identifies 15 proven ways that urban areas around the world can adapt to climate risk.Cities are on the front lines of the growing physical risks associated with climate change [1]. They are home to more than half of the world'...

Smart, Sustainable and Resilient cities: the Power of Nature-based Solutions

Date: 23 July 2021Source: UNEP Cities are engines for development and provide opportunities for innovation and interaction. But cities can also exacerbate some of the world's most serious environmental and socioeconomic challenges, and at the same time citizens and urban infrastructure are facing vu...

Sustaining Sanitation Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Source: UNICEFDate: July 30, 2021 Concrete steps to maintain the sustainability of sanitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic Just as water is a daily necessity, we cannot stop using sanitation facilities – even during COVID-19 or natural disasters. Nevertheless, during the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Technical guidelines released for restoring eroding tropical coastlines

Source: Wetlands Date: 23 July 2021  Wetlands International and its global and Indonesian partners present a series of Technical Guidelines on Building with Nature to restore eroding tropical muddy coasts. The guidelines share knowledge and lessons in a practical way to support the sound replic...

World Bank Group Increases Support for Climate Action in Developing Countries

Source: The World Bank Date: 22 June 2021 New Climate Change Action Plan will increase high-impact support to deliver climate results, targeted towards reducing the trajectory of emissions and strengthening adaptation and resilience in developing countries. The World Bank Group today announced its n...