Enshrined within the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are lofty ambitions which when achieved will do the entire humanity good. The question is, what is a practical way to measure progress on the goals? The Finnish have a clever answer.
Aniruddha Dasgupta –
As India grows, it can choose smart urban growth and save more than US$1 trillion, or get it wrong and face traffic congestion, air pollution, traffic fatalities and poor health, says World Resource Institute's Aniruddha Dasgupta.
Shobhakar Dhakal –
To meet the world's climate goals, we must seize the window of opportunity to build climate-smart infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions as cities in the Global South develop, says the Asian Institute of Technology's Shobhakar Dhakal.
Shamshad Akhtar –
The Asia-Pacific region is a bright spot in the global economy, providing a chance for nations to make strides in inclusive development, says UNESCAP executive director Dr Shamshad Akhtar.
The Australian government is reviewing the electricity market after September's massive blackout in Adelaide challenged the reliability of renewable energy. University of Newcastle's Bonnie McBain outlines strategies to ensure a steady supply of clean power.
A highly fragmented energy landscape means the government has less control over coal power plants than widely perceived, but central authorities are still making headway in reducing emissions and scaling back on coal power generation, say researchers.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...
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 ...