With an aim to cut aviation emissions, a research team in Egypt has developed an aviation fuel from jatropha -- a plant grown in the desert -- using sewage water. This is good news, if only the cost for the biofuel isn't prohibitive.
Blair Palese –
Australia's bank regulator has stressed that climate change is a major financial risk, but Australia's Westpac bank has yet to rule out funding the controversial Adani mega coal project. That's a dangerous gamble, says 350.org Australia head Blair Palese.
Morten Strange –
The unfettered growth of our economies has come at the environment’s expense for far too long. But now that the US central bank has recognised climate change as an economic risk, it’s time to change course, writes financial analyst Morten Strange.
Tommy Leong –
Some 64 per cent of Asia will be urbanised by 2050 and national governments are joining hands with the private sector to leverage the opportunity for sustainable development, writes Schneider Electric's Tommy Leong.
The relentless race to launch new devices and software while neglecting support for older ones is wasteful — and takes a toll on the consumer's wallet and the health of the environment, says Nanyang Technological University's Sharad Sinha.
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...