China’s fight against desertification should not be done at the cost of water security

December 22, 2017 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Kai Schwärzel United Nations University For the first time, China has hosted a major global event on desertification and land degradation, COP13 — the 13th meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. The […]

Bitcoin, Blockchain, and local currencies

December 18, 2017 Get Resilient 1

Contributor: Tad Montgomery The Seven Social Sins of the World: Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Knowledge without character Commerce without morality Science without humanity Worship without sacrifice Politics without principle — given by Mohandas Gandhi […]

5 insights for addressing borderless climate risks

December 13, 2017 Get Resilient 0

Contributor Kevin M. Adams Borderless climate risks have the potential to severely hamper or completely roll-back progress made on building resilience through climate change adaptation. Can they be addressed in the follow-up of the Paris […]