After Paris, UK’s latest ‘carbon budget’ just isn’t ambitious enough

Authors: Kate Scott and Marco Sakai The UK is letting itself go over budget. Voyagerix / shutterstock A major new climate policy was announced by the UK government on June 30, almost unnoticed in the Brexit aftermath. The media’s focus on Westminster backstabbing meant the country’s latest “carbon budget”, widely heralded as unambiguously good news for the environment,…

6 ways to innovate for 2030

Written by: Benjamin Kumpf A community worker surveys homeless men at a shelter in Old Delhi. Innovative approaches can bring together governments, service providers and businesses to fund social programmes for vulnerable groups. Photo: Niklas Halle’n/UNDP India Can innovation help achieve the new global development agenda? Can it help address growing humanitarian needs worldwide? The…