Download SDGs in Action app

GSMA - organisers of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) series - has developed an app to promote actions that can impact the UN Global Goals. We are media partners with the 4YFN startup platform of MWC Barcelo...

Climate crisis + health

‘The health impacts of climate change demand an urgent response, with unmitigated warming threatening to undermine health systems and core global health objectives’. That is one of the key findings in a rec...

Sensor offers superhuman touch

Researchers in North America have developed a sensor that could allow burn victims to feel again. Using nanotechnology techniques, a team from the University of Connecticut (Uconn) is developing a sens...

Space tech predicts droughts

Preparing for droughts and bush fires could become easier thanks to new research led by scientists at the Australian National University (ANU). To get a better indicator of when these devastating threats ar...

Dealing with megatrends

António Guterres the Secretary-General of the United Nations has been speaking at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. The age of acceleration, the fourth industrial revolution, political upheav...

Moonshots for Europe launch in Davos

An inspiring new book titled Moonshots for Europe & Desirable Futures - by Harald Neidhardt and the futur/io faculty - is being launched at Davos today. The reception taking place alongside the World Eco...

Follow events from Davos

World leaders are gathering in Davos for the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. Our Editor-at-Large, Marc Buckley, and expert analyst on health and climate, Dr Rocio Ortego, are in Switzerland for t...

Time to #beBOLD

Cross sector pioneers shifting paradigms should apply for the inaugural Bold Awards in Venice. We are delighted to partner with the event, led by Crowd Sourcing Week in partnership with H-Farm, which will re...

Get Earth’s 24/7 health report

Understory is the company on a mission to provide it. The weather network and analytics company unveiled its real-time air quality and weather monitoring technology, Atmosphere, at the 9th annual Sustainable In...

Smart – clean – fast – urban transport

(FRANCE) Dr Rocio Ortego speaks with Jean Phillipe Mangeot, CEO of Urbanloop, about the company's smart urban transport innovation for sustainable cities. Urbanloop is an innovative and intelligent urban ...