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Urbanization: Islands of Heat

Magazine 94 – Spring 2022
Heat is becoming an increasing health risk for city dwellers. But worldwide, innovative pioneers are declaring war on the urban heat.

Cool solutions: A few degrees cooler

Magazine 94 – Spring 2022
Because the earth is getting warmer, people need more cooling. Even simple structural measures can help to reduce heat stress.

Interview with Vivek Gilani

The cardboard on the hot tin roof

Magazine 94 – Spring 2022
Environmental engineer Vivek Gilani advises Indian citizens on how to protect the climate and how sustainable and affordable cooling is possible.

Innovative vaccine distribution

Quick help from above

In a pilot program in Ghana, the robotics company Zipline is testing the delivery of Covid vaccines using drones.

Global sanitation crisis: The great mission of Mister Toilet

Issue 93 - Winter 2021/22
Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organization, has been explaining the global toilet shortage to the world as "Mister Toilet" for 20 years.

Interview

Much ado about a quiet place

Magazine 93 - Winter 2021/22
Jack Sim became Mister Toilet to draw attention to the blatant lack of toilets. He has been traveling the world on this mission for 20 years.

Covax: Left in the lurch?

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Vaccinating the entire world population against Covid-19 is a mammoth task. In most developing countries there is still a lack of available vaccines, financial resources and, in some cases, factual information - but the fight for global vaccination coverage is ongoing on many levels.

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distribution

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Usually the directors-general of the specialized agencies of the United Nations are only known to established connoisseurs of international politics. This applies to Messrs. Qu and ...

Malnutrition

Micronutrient Deficiencies: Full is not enough

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The fight against hunger is about more than filling the plates with filling calories. The "Nutrition for Growth" campaign year draws attention to the fact that the problem of hidden hunger also needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency.

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Looking east

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
It is now known that Europe is not the center of the world. Dealing with the corona crisis is also far more efficient elsewhere. That's how many hold ...