Virtual reality technology is being used to help aid organizations raise funds. Potential donors are sent virtually to where aid is needed. The UN project has reported initial success.
Climate advocacy group "350" has organized international protests to coincide with UN talks in Bangkok. American delegates have reportedly been stonewalling climate talks despite withdrawing from the landmark Paris deal.
The world's least developed countries need more reliable power sources. Just turning the lights on could lift nearly 600 million people out of the depths of poverty, according to a new UN report.
Africa’s eco-entrepreneurs can tackle poverty and climate change at a grassroots level. But, writes Lorna Rutto, the right policies and investment are needed if their creativity and innovation are to have an impact.
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