Scientists are opposing a European Union Parliament directive which declares forest biomass, or energy sourced from cutting down and burning wood just for that purpose, as renewable. Could they be right?
In a move that will make the Sydney institution the world's first university to be energy carbon neutral, the University of New South Wales has inked a deal to meet all its electricity needs with solar energy from next year onwards.
A small coastal village in the Philippines has been losing its land to the encroaching sea over the past 27 years. Residents on the frontlines plead for permanent relocation and hope those who are accountable will pay.
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African countries urgently need to shift to more renewable, sustainable forms of energy; but an immediate repudiation of fossil fuels is not the right way to achieve this, says GreenWish Partners chief executive officer Charlotte Aubin.
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Already a leader in solar and wind energy manufacturing, China is only set to assert a bigger presence in the green energy market in the years ahead. But the benefits will be paid out in more than dollars and cents, says University of Sheffield's Chris Pope.
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Lauren Carter, Director of Climate Finance Initiatives at BEYA Capital and Co-Founder of Finance the Future looks at how new technologies and financing techniques might change the way that action on climate action is funded.
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No hot air here: Researchers from the National University of Singapore produce the first prototype of a new, environmentally friendly air conditioner in what could be a “quantum leap” in the 100-year old technology.
Luis Gonzalez, chief digital officer for Asia Pacific, GE Power Digital Solutions, explains how the power sector in Asia and globally can become more resource and cost-efficient through the adoption of digital technology.
Companies are under more pressure than ever to be good corporate citizens, but in truth, sustainability is complex, expensive, and hard work. Three people at the frontline of the sustainability fight share their strategies for success.
Yayasan Harapan Masa Depan Cerah, or foundation for a bright future, is Cargill Tropical Palm Holdings' way of contributing to the communities it works in. Here's how the foundation is delivering on the promise of a brighter future.