Tread Softly is an educational resource, offering over 100 short briefings on topics relevant to sustainable development and global justice. These focus especially on the world’s poorest countries, striving for social and economic equality, amidst the scramble for scarce and degraded natural resources.

You can access every briefing from the menu above (or the footer menu below). The links that immediately follow are recent news stories chosen for their relevance to Tread Softly topics.


Managing Fossil Fuel Decline
A group of lawmakers at the recent Marrakech climate conference addresses the urgency of revaluing stranded assets of fossil fuel companies

from OneClimate

Scientists on the feasibility of the 1.5C climate change limit
Views expressed at a recent Oxford conference

from Carbon Brief

Tread Softly Topics
Climate Justice
Energy for All
Finance for Sustainable Development
Global Poverty
Human Rights
Sustainable Development Goals
Tropical Forests
Water Scarcity


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