Over the past decade, eight scientists and organisations have been honoured with the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for their breakthroughs in water innovation. Here’s how the prize continues to benchmark the best work worldwide in improving the supply, quality and safety of water.
Buying renewables makes business sense in Australia—and not just because it saves firms money. Three-quarters of Australians prefer to buy products and services powered by renewables, a report from Climate Council has found.
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Digital opinion analysis points to a demand from consumers for CEOs to take a stand on social issues of global implication. Could this signal a new age of a ‘race to the top’ in corporate sustainability commitments? Clarissa Watson writes.
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Bioplastics are a better alternative to fossil fuel-based plastics, but forces humanity to choose between using crops for food or for plastic. University of Victoria's Bakti Berlyanto Sedayu explains why seaweed could be the answer to this.
President Donald Trump is introducing tariffs on imports to the United States, and the European Union could respond in kind. But this overlooks a key challenge in the 21st Century—ensuring economies respect the planet's natural boundaries. What can Europe do?
If richer nations are serious about achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, they must begin to account for the carbon emissions contained within products they import, say researchers from Universidade de Lisboa.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...