Tags : SDGs

The role of space in driving sustainability, security, and development

A new report by McKinsey & Company reveals five actions that space leaders can take to contribute to economic development, advance global security and sustainability, and make space a safe and globally accessible domain. Space Renaissance The world is in a space renaissance. Expanding activity in space is beginning to outpace governance, technological progress is increasing accessibility, […]Read More

EO for SDG11: Space Solutions for Sustainable Cities

This week saw two online events dedicated to space solutions for urban environments. First the Eurisy ‘Space for Cities’ event, focusing on Earth observation to build sustainable and climate resilient cities and communities. This was followed by the urban workshop of the Fire Forum project, which zoomed in on space data user uptake issues in […]Read More

Space Startups in the SDG Ecosystem

A few weeks ago Amsterdam-based consultancy firm PHI Factory published a map of 200 Dutch startups that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Space as a contributor to SDGs Just two years earlier, the director of the United Nations for Outer Space Affairs Simonetta di Pippo claimed that ’65 of the 169 SDG […]Read More

New Network Gives Airtime to Earth

Climate change challenges the future and forces us to think about how we want to live. More than an environmental problem, climate change is a break from old thinking. This old thinking is currently ubiquitous in what we see and hear on a daily basis, in particular in the traditional public media offering. Therefore, a […]Read More