There is an ironic gap between Taiwan's position as a major producer of low-carbon products and the small appetite for carbon-light lifestyles, says Dr Lin Chun-Hsu from the Center for Green Economy at the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, ahead of this year's Taiwan International Green Industry Show.
Sustainability certifications for fish, meat and food staples are already well-established. Sheffield Hallam University's Wayne Martindale argues that it's time high-value, trendy foods like the avocado answer to the same standards.
Agriculture, not emissions, is still the world’s leading driver of climate change. Here’s a primer on the tumultuous relationship between food and climate, and how we can make that relationship a happy one.
The aviation industry does not feature in the Paris Agreement, and yet it emits millions of tonnes of CO2 a year. Would a new scheme on emissions reduction spearheaded by the International Civil Aviation Organisation finally fly?
Environmental campaigners claim IOI's palm oil is tainted with deforestation, peat destruction and human rights abuses and demand the company take a tougher stance on its errant, non-compliant third-party suppliers.
India has taken important steps to implement the SDGs, but there is still not enough participation in developing plans and not enough information reaching citizens, say researchers from Development Alternatives.
As part of a new Channel NewsAsia documentary, Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam embarks on a journey to explore how climate change will impact our island city-state and what we must do to adapt and thrive.
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The closure of Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station won't have a huge impact on Australia's electricity supply, but replacing it with clean energy would cut emissions, says Melbourne Energy Institute research fellow Dylan McConnell.
More than 200 climate science and policy researchers, economists and social scientists have descended this week on Keble College in Oxford for a two-day conference entitled “1.5 degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement.”
With 31 more countries submitting their instruments of ratification for the Paris climate pact last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is confident the Paris Agreement will have entered into force before his term concludes.
Hydroponics at home, anti-pollution skincare, machine-run composting - Eco-Business rounds up seven of the most exciting products and technologies present at the recent Green Living consumer fair in Singapore.
Some 3 million people in China live without electricity, making daily activities such as studying difficult. Social entrepreneur Quan Quan Zhang has developed a low-cost solar lamp to help children in China's remote areas gain an education.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of ...