Despite massive climate action demonstrations and a viral speech by Greta Thunberg to the UN, Australia has continued along a path of policy stagnation. Pressure is rising to declare a climate emergency, and Australia must step up, Marvin Vestil writes.
Water is crucial for all nations, but climate change is having an increasing impact on our ability to access it. Transboundary collaboration, like that set out by Asia-Europe Meeting’s most recent Sustainable Development Dialogue, can provide a way forward, Kaveri Mishra writes.
This fire season, Australia must fight to protect its most valuable assets – working with traditional custodians in the lead-up needs to take a higher priority, Leslie Schultz, Jessica Weir, and Helen Langley write.
City policy initiatives to meet the Sustainable Development Goals are not without challenges, but their advantages form a crucial piece of crafting a circular economy of the future, Kris Hartley writes.
City-level action is making a positive difference in the face of climate change, but to meet global targets current initiatives must be scaled urgently. Understanding how to scale best is a pressing challenge, Jeroen van der Heijden writes.