Hannah Ritchie and Max Rosser have a tidy summary of trends in carbon dioxide emissions and their relationship to development.
In the New York Times, Tina Rosenberg writes on the new Center for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), which is looking to accelerate vaccine development and approvals. (And if you’re in Canberra and interested in the topic of pandemics and emerging infectious disease, do mark our Aug 7 evaluation forum on your calendar).
This post on the New Food Economy blog will make you think again about food waste – and about the importance of methodology, definitions, and transparency in research and media reporting.
Michael Bachelet and Kate Geraghty’s report in the Sydney Morning Herald provides insights into the human costs of conflict and famine in South Sudan. Their travel to the region was funded by CARE Australia and the Campaign for Australian Aid.
If some development-related TV is what you’re after this weekend, the latest episode of ABC’s Foreign Correspondent [30 mins] examines GiveDirectly’s basic income trial in Kenya. It also looks at the aid industry and political economy of aid more broadly.