The UN Foundation Works Towards Reducing Emissions in 2019
United Nations Foundation

As a part of an ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality, the United Nations Foundation has purchased carbon credits to compensate for nearly 5,000 tons of carbon dioxide emitted over the last two years. Learn More 

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Women Are Advancing Electricity Efforts in Malawi
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The Sub-Saharan nation of Malawi has made progress in human development over the past decade, but remains one of the poorest countries in the world. The Millennium Change Corporation (MCC) has partnered with the Malawian government to revamp the nation’s power sector, while simultaneously investing…

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According to New Science, Pollutants May Be Able to Solve Sanitation
Global Citizen

This year’s Stockholm Water Prize Laureates, Professors Bruce Rittman and Mark van Loosdrecht, have studied and invented new ways of working with microbes to improve the conversion of sewage into resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. This research shows that pollutants could potentially be…

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Research in Germany is Creating Sustainable Solutions in Ghana
DW.com

In the wilds of Ghana, herdsmen shepherd goats, sheep, and cattle and commonly allow their livestock to bathe in the same water source that 22% of Ghana’s population relies on. This leaves the population vulnerable to waterborne disease carried by livestock and imposes an urgent…

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A New Solar-Powered Device May Be Able to Turn Air Into Water
Global Citizen

The Arizona based company Zero Mass Water is launching a hydro panel device called ‘SOURCE’ to pull water vapor from the air to create water. If successful, the program may be able to provide a dependable source of clean water for other countries without existing…

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Switching to Solar Power May Be the Solution to Saving Water
Global Citizen

According to Tianyi Luo, manager of the World Resources Institute (WRI), moving to clean energy not only cuts down greenhouse gas emissions but may also save water. Many Middle Eastern and Northern African countries have high-average solar and wind resources that could potentially assist them…

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