Bad air has pulled South Asian cities down The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Ranking while political stability has nudged Hong Kong above Singapore. How did the rest of the region fare?
Mike Campton –
A new government and the first ministry for climate change is giving many hope for #MalaysiaBaharu, a new Malaysia. But for the country to meet its climate goals, it's high time to axe fuel subsidies, writes Malaysian Youth Delegation's Mike Campton.
and Arianne C. Reis, James Higham, Martin Young –
The carbon tax in Australia's aviation sector isn't delivering the same impact as a carbon tax in the energy sector. Why is that, and what else will the Land Down Under need to do to meet its Paris commitments?
Efforts to green cities may overlook the fact that nature is the world's original infrastructure, and solutions like planting trees can help address the biggest challenges cities face, says The Nature Conservancy's Pascal Mittermaier.
Around the world, architects and urban planners are working to bring nature back into our cities. Carlo Ratti traces the rocky relationship between cities and the natural world, and the best attempts to reconcile the two.
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.
At the recent Technology + Sustainability: The Road to Smart Cities event, Singapore's public and private sector leaders gathered for a crystal-ball gazing session to answer one key question: Will technology deliver a better future for Singapore, and the world? And if so, how do we get there?
As Asia pursues industrial growth, the world's fastest growing region is struggling to balance development with sustainable resource use, and ensuring that prosperity is fairly shared. This report examines the ...