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Recent articles and research reports

Replanting Brazilian Rain Forest

A massive reforestation effort in the Brazilian region of the Amazon is being undertaken through a GSN partnership between between Conservation International, the Brazilian Ministry of Environment, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the World Bank, the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (Funbio) and Rock in Rio’s environmental arm, “Amazonia Live.” 

Rural Areas Key to Economic Growth

Economic growth may come from rural areas, as food production and job creation come from agricultural opportunities. According to a new United Nations agriculture agency report released Monday.

Poor in the Path of Climate Change

Around the globe the poor are living in the path of climate change. The 2017 hurricane season is far from over, and already the impact of the season’s storms has disproportionally affected the most marginalized populations in the US as well.

Resilience Scorecard for City Planning, Explosive Growth needed in Houston

Climate change may have played a role in the raging flood damage of Hurricane Harvey’s fury or the severity of the recent droughts that have decimated farmers, but storms and droughts are a fact of life in Texas. However, they have become more destructive, in part, because there is more to destroy as key zoning for resilience is missing.

Financial Inclusion for the “Missing Middle”

Financial inclusion has left a “missing middle” across the developing world. Microfinance programs and larger-sized financial products leave a “missing middle” in which both jobs and dollars are lost in struggling economies.

Are Forests Solving Climate Change?

Forests are the heroes of solving climate change. They have been absorbing fossil fuel emissions, and have the potential to absorb more. But when forests are cleared, they are as bad as smokestacks. Cut forests release carbon back into our challenged environment. The dual role of forests in the realm of climate action is a critical paradox in the climate change debate.

Net Neutrality Day-of-Action

Net neutrality is threatened, and on this Day of Action, over 200 groups updated their websites with statements, banners, and spinning wheels to tell their visitors about the troubles that could come with an internet free from net neutrality rules.

Climate Change Sustainability Toolkit

Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) has created a climate change preparedness training toolkit in collaboration with government and corporate partners that will enhance preparedness and sustainability for cities and regions around the world.

It’s World Refugee Day

Once a year, on June 20, World Refugee Day, there are people and organizations in the world that stop to shine a light on one of the world’s most pressing problems.

Power Protector— Blockchain and Cyber-Defense

Blockchain may be a power protector as a weapon in cyber-defense as our data is vulnerable to cybercrime where documents, records, communications, and systems can be frozen by an careless click on a malicious message.

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