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.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) says the impact of ESG integration on investing is increasingly becoming quantifiable, and thus, integrating ESG as a standard practice for investments holds promise for planet and profit.
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 TiGiS.
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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A number of consumers are moving towards household-level renewable energy, fed up by slow progress in decarbonising the grid. It's time utilities started rethinking their game plan, says Aurecon's Victor Young.
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The news that Australia is considering emissions standards for light vehicles has been met with scepticism and concern that buying a new car could become more costly. ClimateWorks' Scott Ferraro addresses five key worries.
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 this week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 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 ...