In the northern region of the Great Barrier Reef, about 67 per cent of the corals have died over the last 8 to 9 months, making it the largest loss of corals ever recorded for the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say.
At the launch event in Singapore hosted by Fuji Xerox, the business community discussed the importance of reporting and how the new GRI Standards afford greater accessibility and flexibility for first-timers.
Aniruddha Dasgupta –
As India grows, it can choose smart urban growth and save more than US$1 trillion, or get it wrong and face traffic congestion, air pollution, traffic fatalities and poor health, says World Resource Institute's Aniruddha Dasgupta.
Shobhakar Dhakal –
To meet the world's climate goals, we must seize the window of opportunity to build climate-smart infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions as cities in the Global South develop, says the Asian Institute of Technology's Shobhakar Dhakal.
Shamshad Akhtar –
The Asia-Pacific region is a bright spot in the global economy, providing a chance for nations to make strides in inclusive development, says UNESCAP executive director Dr Shamshad Akhtar.
The Australian government is reviewing the electricity market after September's massive blackout in Adelaide challenged the reliability of renewable energy. University of Newcastle's Bonnie McBain outlines strategies to ensure a steady supply of clean power.
Bringing together the open government and climate communities offers an opportunity to develop new strategies that enhance accountable and inclusive climate policy, says World Resources Institute research analyst Elizabeth Moses.