Good news: China is pedalling forward very fast on putting more bikes in its cities. But potentially a bad news: The bike-sharing battle between two providers may result in a glut of bikes in the market, and may threaten the local economy.
Clearer skies and bluer seas are on the horizon, as the aviation and shipping sectors vowed less emissions this year. Uber-style taxis gain legal recognition while driverless cars hit the road. These are the top 5 transport stories in 2016.
Roger Tyers –
Air travel is cheaper than ever, but the true price of aviation is not well understood among the travelling population. Roger Tyers from the University of Southampton explains why flying is terrible from a climate perspective.
Pasi Pesonen –
Wasteful packaging affects a consumer’s perception of a brand’s efficiency and sustainability and the company's profit margin. Sealed Air's Pasi Pesonen explains why setting up a sustainable, low-waste supply chain is good for business.
Susann Roth –
The benefits of living in urban centres are fading as poor city planning takes a toll on health, education and the environment. ADB's Susann Roth talks about how we can reclaim the urban health advantage.
Sustainable investing is ready to take off but challenges still exist within the finance industry. WRI researchers outline three obstacles that have prevented sustainable investment from taking root and how to deal with them.
If Donald Trump is really intent on stopping the decline of coal caused by renewables and natural gas, he will fail while making China great again, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources CEO Assaad Razzouk.