Think Tank Insights: Closing the Loop

An OnFrontiers -UNLEASH expert Marca Hagenstad is an economist with Circle Economics and a contributing author to the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on the cryosphere. She tests splitboards for Backcountry Magazine and teaches snow science with Winter … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Closing the Loop

UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?

When we talk about Sustainable Development, we may fall into a maze that we are too immersed with KPI or data. In fact, there are concrete aspects for sustainable development. It’s not something abstract, but in fact practical. An OnFrontiers-UNLEASH … Continue reading UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?

Think Tank Insights: This is the Final Warning Sign: Stop Burning Dead Dinosaurs

An OnFrontiers Expert Martha Molfetas explores the IPCC’s recent report and what it means for the future of our species.  If there was ever a final wake up call, this is it. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) assessment … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: This is the Final Warning Sign: Stop Burning Dead Dinosaurs

Think Tank Insights Special Edition: Working Paper: Aligning India’s water resource policies with the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable … Continue reading Think Tank Insights Special Edition: Working Paper: Aligning India’s water resource policies with the SDGs

An innovation disrupting foreign assistance delivery: remote technical assistance (RTA)

International development and relief assistance increasingly turn to remote technical assistance for fast, quality knowledge access Whether it be a local market nuance in Bangalore or specific ways to improve quinoa crop yields, it’s no secret that tailored expertise improves … Continue reading An innovation disrupting foreign assistance delivery: remote technical assistance (RTA)

3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day

Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Since 1970, on Earth Day events are held around the world to show support for environmental protection. Instead of focusing on the threats of climate change on international development or politics, let’s celebrate some efforts that are taking place around the world to mitigate global warming. Low carbon farming for sustainable agriculture Did you know that rice farming releases greenhouse gases more potent than carbon? Research shows that the cultivation of rice, a leading crop that feeds as a main food source around 2.5 billion people, becomes less climate friendly as the world’s atmosphere … Continue reading 3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day