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March 2019
Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR)
This publication focuses on the management of the nexus of energy, food and natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa, with a clear focus on gender roles and implications. It presents case studies that showcase a range of options available to improve biomass use, especially in locations and among populations who currently depend on conventional fuels like firewood or charcoal. Although many of these options are context specific, the provided examples demonstrate that generalizable options exist to improve energy access, reduce waste, protect our soils and empower women.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Under the theme of ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ UN Environment’s sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) presents a comprehensive assessment of the state of the global environment, covering a range of topics, issues and potential solutions with contributions from over 250 scientists and experts from more than 70 countries.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), focusing on the theme “healthy planet, healthy people”, aims to help policymakers and all of society achieve the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Develop

July 2018
The Sustainable Development Goal 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation reviews the global progress made towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It builds on the latest data available for the 11 SDG 6 global indicators and will inform the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development during its in-depth review of SDG 6 in July 2018.
July 2018
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
The Role of Trade Policy in Enabling the Global Diffusion of Electric Vehicles identifies and explains trade-related issues and knowledge gaps related to the scale-up and global deployment of electric vehicles. This includes the impact of various types of trade and investment-related barriers on electric vehicle supply chains and the role that international trade governance can play in facilitating, or indeed accelerating, a global transition towards electric vehicles.
April 2018
Reducing poverty, improving health and livelihoods, and enhancing the resiliency of vulnerable communities are moral imperatives of our times. Indeed, they are central goals of governments, development agencies and banks, and national and international organizations around the world.
March 2018
International Labour Organization (ILO)
This paper, The Gendered Effects of Air Pollution on Labour Supply ,draws on 20 years of systematic data collection on employment and air pollution to explore the link between air pollution and labour supply.
January 2018
Climate Action Tracker, NewClimate Institute, Climate Analytics, Ecofys
This new analysis What's on the Table? Mitigating Agricultural Emissions While Achieving Food Security shows that reducing emissions through changes in farming practices alone will not be enough to limit global warming to 1.5°C, but changing our diets and reducing food waste could make significant additional reductions, which calls for a much more holistic approach.
November 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The report Impacts of Pollution on Our Health and the Planet: The Case of Coal Power Plants focuses on the health and economic impacts of air pollution from the production of electricity from fossil fuels, particularly coal.
November 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The paper Tackling Pollution is Essential for Meeting SDG Poverty Objectives identifies the links between poverty and the risks from different types of pollution, with examples from around the world, and examines how these risks pose a threat to the achievement of the SDGs.