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.
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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.
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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.
Almost half of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set for 2030 are directly or indirectly related to transport, and it's time to relook Asia's transport system if the region is to meet the goals in time, says ADB's Nana Soetantri.
More institutions are putting their money where their mouth is, and pulling funds from fossil fuels. But it's the smaller players rather than the goliaths of industry that are really stealing the show.
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...