SDG 15

  1. Unmasking the forces behind the resource curse

    Extractive and land resourcesSub-Saharan Africa

    The shift toward cleaner energy requires high volumes of raw materials such as cobalt, copper, and lithium. These critical resources are often extracted from countries with poor governance structures and alarming rates of poverty. To achieve a just transition, we must confront and combat corruption in these resource-rich countries head on

  2. Time to face the facts

    ClimateGlobal

    COP28 is a pivotal moment for the Paris Agreement. The first global stocktake presents a comprehensive view of progress towards the goals of the agreement. The synthesis report released in September makes it clear we are falling well short. The science is clear and, collectively, we have the knowledge and resources to deliver. Now it is time for political leaders to unite behind a common plan to address the climate crisis

  3. Africa’s call for action on adaptation at COP28

    ClimateMiddle East and Northern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    African nations have thrown down a united challenge to the world: developed countries must urgently partner with the continent to support a rapid increase in climate adaptation and sustainable development. After too many climate summits that have achieved agreement but fallen short on implementation, Africa needs COP28 to deliver on both

  4. Can the Paris Agreement deliver climate justice?

    ClimateGlobal

    Eight years on, the Paris Agreement’s ambition to achieve climate justice appears woefully off course. Can the Sustainable Development Goals, with their emphasis on empowering the most vulnerable communities, help steer the COP process toward redressing the inequity of climate change?

  5. Clear regulation for sustainable finance

    ClimateGlobal

    Scratch beneath the surface, and so-called green investments often reveal to be contributing to environmentally harmful activities. With voluntary pledges shown wanting, governments and regulators must urgently mandate for better transparency and accountability in sustainable investing