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  • Homelessness is rising, but it is neither inevitable nor unstoppable December 10, 2020
    During the pandemic, 30 organisations in 20 countries have gathered testimony from homeless people demanding actionAt least 150 million people are homeless, the UN estimates – more than the combined populations of the UK and France. Homeless people, in affluent and less affluent countries alike, describe being abandoned by governments on the one hand and […]
    Leilani Farha and Juha Kaakinen
  • Ending world hunger by 2030 would cost $330bn, study finds October 13, 2020
    Research suggests that by targeting enhanced aid money more effectively and with greater innovation, a solution is possibleEnding hunger by 2030 would come with a price tag of $330bn (£253bn), according to a study backed by the German government.Research groups compiled data from 23 countries and found international donors would need to add another $14bn […]
    Kaamil Ahmed
  • Looking for a Saturday night film? Instead of Notting Hill try Nations United | Richard Curtis September 19, 2020
    In 2015, 193 countries agreed a blueprint for a better planet. 2020 was supposed to be a Super Year of progress – we can’t let the pandemic knock us off courseI’m aware this is a strange article to be writing. As most people struggle with the day-to-day complexity of life under the pandemic, how we […]
    Richard Curtis
  • 'Covid has magnified every existing inequality' – Melinda Gates September 15, 2020
    Pandemic could result in a ‘lost decade’ for developing countries says co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in stark reportThe world’s poorest countries risk a lost decade of development unless leaders move quickly to help them recover from the fallout of Covid-19, Melinda Gates told the Guardian.The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates […]
    Liz Ford
  • Nature-led coronavirus recovery could create $10tn a year, says WEF July 15, 2020
    Report says 400m jobs could be created, and warns there will be ‘no jobs on a dead planet’Tackling the global nature crisis could create 400m jobs and $10tn (£8tn) in business value each year by 2030, according to a report published by the World Economic Forum.The report warns that when the world recovers from the […]
    Damian Carrington Environment editor

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