Thursday, September 24, 2020

World Economic Forum -No More Business as Usual: Green Deal Needed in Europe’s Recovery

In Geneva today No More Business as Usual: Green Deal Needed in Europe’s Recovery, Say Company Leaders. Chief executive officers (CEOs) and senior representatives of around 30 European companies expressed today their support for the European Green Deal as a growth strategy for Europe with a joint statement. The COVID-19 recovery is the opportunity to reset Europe’s economy […]

Green concrete to be launched in North America

Concrete is essential to the development of buildings around the world, but its impact on the environment can be considerable. Cement, for example, is a crucial component in concrete but it is energy intensive to produce and its manufacture has a big footprint when it comes to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. According to a 2018 report from […]

The Future of the airline Industry

  Airlines face an unprecedented international crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates that the global industry will lose US$252 billion in 2020. Many airlines are cutting up to 90% of their flight capacity. On March 1, more than two million people in the US were flying […]

Integrating urban and rural safety nets in Africa during the pandemic

Markets in Africa’s cities are central to the food chain. But many had to close because of COVID-19 measures. In countries across Africa, the public health restrictions imposed to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic have thrown many people out of work. Cities face the risk of widespread hunger, with the collapse of urban incomes and […]