With COP26 postponed, governments should "double down on their efforts to ensure a green and just way forward in handling this health crisis and the climate emergency," says Greenpeace's Jennifer Morgan. "Going back to 'business as usual' is completely unacceptable.”
Bangalore-based MedGenome offers early disease risk detection, inherited disease prevention and health care personalization for India’s smaller cities and other emerging markets.
It’s hard to think big enough or fast enough when it comes to responses to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
Naturevest is working with 20 island nations on similar deals to refinance their debt and use the savings for marine protection.
- Bill Gates warned recently that COVID-19 could overwhelm health systems in sub-Saharan Africa and have "very, very dramatic" consequences.
- Distributed renewable energy solutions (such as stand-alone solar and mini-grid) represent a clean, cost-effective, rapidly deployable and reliable option to electrify healthcare centers, transforming lives while bolstering global efforts to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 3 – good health and wellbeing.
That the fund went “from conception to announcement to disbursement within less than two weeks is a sign of what is possible when everyone acts with a sense of urgency and mutual trust,” says Bugg-Levine, who has led NFF since 2011.
“Cities who have taken a resilience approach are better prepared,” says Global Resilient Cities Network’s Lauren Sorkin.