Theresa May, the new prime minister, has axed the Department of Energy and Climate Change, by folding it into the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and thereby creating a new ministry called the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Shikha Jha –
Many Asian governments are reluctant to reduce fossil fuel subsidies out of concern for poor communities. But the money freed up from subsidies could fully offset their expenditures when energy prices rise, says ADB economist Rupa Jha.
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Women are underrepresented in the energy sector at a time of rapid change and demand for new talent. Hiring more women could make energy companies more innovative and speed the shift to clean fuels.
Sean B Carroll, vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute explains how the lessons learnt from the successful efforts to eradicate smallpox can help solve environmental degradation as well.
The report addresses the challenging question of what conditions are required for structural transformation, driven by technological change, in order to drive sustained growth and inclusiveness, while avoiding environmental degradation.
This year the Sustainable Business Australia 'Smart Business in Action' (SBiA) Summits convened more than 175 sustainability leaders across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to hear speakers talk on business and ...