Climate change is causing resource scarcity, stricter laws on carbon emissions, and a push to decarbonise investment portfolios. A new course in Australia aims to educate companies on the risks—and opportunities—climate change presents.
Green building standards have created more awareness of the sustainability agenda in the industry, but on their own cannot decarbonise the built environment by 2050, says Transsolar’s managing director, Thomas Auer, tells Eco-Business.
Governments, businesses and civil society must work together to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leaders in these fields discussed how they can collaborate better at a recent conference in Singapore.
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Communication workshops throw up some surprising and important ways that Indians seem to engage with issues of climate justice, coal, pollution and renewable energy, writes Omair Ahmad from thethirdpole.net.
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.
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.
Agrilculture expert Christine Chemnitz explains why a future in which agricultural production is digitised bodes well for some of the world’s largest companies, but would leave problems associated with industrialised agriculture unsolved.