As the country's southwestern region comes to grips with the devastating aftermath of recent floods, hope for a more sustainable future rises from the northern regions where a new solar and wind energy farm will soon be built.
Simon Hobday –
The future of European energy depends on flexibility. Simon Hobday, partner at Osborne Clarke and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, says this calls for a regulatory rethink based upon a grand bargain between all players.
Nadeem ul Haque –
Pakistan and its donors need to recognize that its long-running energy crisis can be resolved only through institutional reform, says Nadeem ul Haque, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan.
John Elkington –
The scale of the global challenges facing mankind will start to grow exponentially after a certain point, writes Volans' John Elkington. To come up with the solutions for them, we will need to understand how our cities consume and develop.
At this week’s Ecosperity 2017 conference, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Mr Teo Chee Hean shared how Singapore has balanced economic, social, and environmental priorities to achieve sustainable development. Below is an excerpt of his speech.
The board of Indian mining firm Adani has approved its A$16 billion Carmichael coal mine. But has the Queensland government failed in its duty to be responsible with publicly owned resources such as coal?
A new report from the Business and Sustainable Development Commission makes the case that Asian companies can profit from the SDGs. It also warns that if the private sector does not seize sustainable business opportunities, the region will suffer the consequences.
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 ...