Cities play a unique and crucial role in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. Making public transport more attractive and accessible, and sharing expertise among cities are two key ways to making urban areas more sustainable and liveable, say city leaders and experts.
Takehiko Nakao –
It is time for transformative action to build a smarter, more sustainable Asia and Pacific region through more advanced technology, says Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao.
and Adair Turner –
Producing 100 per cent of the world's electricity from renewable sources won't be enough to meet its climate goals. Broader changes to the global energy system are needed, say energy experts Ajay Mathur and Adair Turner.
The mining industry is under ever-increasing pressure to reduce its environmental impact. Australian Diversified Engineering sales manager Eric Tomicek explores a technology which helps mines reduce water use and operate more safety.
Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.