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COP28: Spotlighting solutions to climate change

COP28: Spotlighting solutions to climate change


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The waterless, solar-powered Eco-San Toilet, designed at Caltech, is pilot tested at an elementary school in Jiangsu Province, China. 

The future of sanitation: 10 years of reinventing the toilet

We already have the breakthrough technologies needed to provide safe and affordable sanitation services to the billions of people who are at risk of waste-borne diseases. Building markets and attracting businesses to this emerging sector are the next big challenges.
By Doulaye Kone Deputy Director, Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
A healthy crop of corn grown from hybrid, drought resistant maize seed in Machakos, Kenya. Climate change has a significant impact upon smallholder, African farmers in the form of irregular rains and drought.

What is climate adaptation?

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