Tag: poverty


A new study says that compensating the world’s poorest communities for helping conserve the planet’s most vital habitats would help solve two major challenges: biodiversity loss and poverty. In fact, if global leaders were to put an economic value on Read more…


A new report by the United Nations Environment Program says that moving towards a green economy is the most effective way to reduce worldwide poverty The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released a report last week arguing the risks we Read more…


Some of the world’s fastest-growing economies — including India and Bangladesh — are also the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, according to a new report. The nations at the most extreme risk are those already dealing with high po…


India will not accept limits on its greenhouse gas emissions at climate talks later this year and instead will focus on economic growth and lifting its people out of poverty, according to Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh. He said that a Read more…

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