Opinion

The Restoration Revolution

The Restoration Revolution

By Felipe Calderon Hinojosa — The Mark News — By one measure, there are two billion hectares of degraded land around the globe. Restoring it to arable conditions not only could help put food on the table, it could create twice as many jobs as smokestack industries. The tension between […]

A New Hope for Water Security

A New Hope for Water Security

By Zafar Adeel — The Mark News — Mobilizing global partnerships between national governments supported by the United Nations, aid agencies and development banks is the game-changer needed to achieve universal water security. Water security has gained considerable attention worldwide in the past decade. The World Economic Forum, an annual gathering […]

Cities: Solving Global Problems

Cities: Solving Global Problems

By Shelley Poticha — The Mark News —  Urban areas have a front-row seat for global issues like climate change and social welfare. Increasingly, it will be these spaces that provide the leadership and the wherewithal to address them.  As governments around the world struggle to deal with the burdens […]

A Roof Over Your Head

A Roof Over Your Head

By Leilani Farha — The Mark News —  Housing has become a principal vehicle for wealth concentration across the globe, reaping huge profits for some, but also causing displacement, evictions and drastic inequality at an unparalleled scale for millions more. Paper money is becoming old-fashioned.  The new way to flaunt wealth, […]