Studies around the globe consistently show that education is one key answer to sustainable development, enhancing job opportunities, helping households to escape poverty and reducing hunger[1]. As the old saying goes, ‘knowledge is power’ and a new Clariant initiative will support two annual scholarship awards for young adults, helping to cement this philosophy into the future of well-deserving students.

Honoured with the “Best of What’s New Award,” Security Category; Free online tool maps floods since 1985 to street level; Will aid disaster planning, especially in Global South, help plan urban and agricultural development, effective flood defences, disaster readiness, identify supply chain vulnerabilities

The question of how to best adapt to climate change has become increasingly urgent. In January, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for 50 percent of the total share of climate finance to be spent on building resilience and adapting to the effects of a warming world. During COP26 USD 232 million were committed to the Adaptation Fund. But how can these efforts and resources be used to create sustainable adaptation strategies?

The Earth Day Special a new Planet Classroom Podcast illustrates how young people globally continue to bring energy and passion to the work of protecting and restoring our planet and our communities. Youth activism, imagination and entrepreneurialism continues to remind us we must prevent the coming disasters of climate change and work individually and together to restore our earth.

Eric Simon, Director of the documentary, What to Do About Climate Disruption, now showing on the Planet Classroom Network YouTube Channel, kicks off the new Planet Classroom podcast with a call to action for everyone to play their role in attacking the climate emergency, empowered by their areas of expertise and passion.

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota to offset 100% of the college's electricity use with solar energy. Macalester College will save millions of dollars on electricity costs over the 25 year agreement by purchasing a share of output from SunEdison's community solar gardens.

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