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The G20's time for climate leadership

The G20's time for climate leadership

The G20 must confront its biggest challenge, which is a lack of climate action by global superpowers such as the United States, says Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations director Teresa Ribera.

Renewable energy trends to keep an eye on in 2017

Renewable energy trends to keep an eye on in 2017

From blockchain to energy storage to microgrid, experts outline some of the most exciting renewable energy technology trends that are set to make a big impact in Africa and beyond.

Film captures global citizens innovating for a greener tomorrow

Film captures global citizens innovating for a greener tomorrow

Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.

Brazil slashes environment budget

Brazil slashes environment budget

Drastic cuts to the environment ministry of Brazil and the approval of anti-environment laws will jeopardise the country’s fulfilment of the Paris Agreement targets.

The leadership void on climate change

The leadership void on climate change

What happens if neither the US nor China is ready to take the lead, ask Angel Hsu and Carlin Rosengarten

China shames rogue firms amid anti-pollution push

China shames rogue firms amid anti-pollution push

China is fighting an uphill battle against pollution. The battle will not be won without enforcing emission limits on factories, and shaming those who exceed set limits.

Is a property boom in Malaysia causing a fisheries bust in Penang?

Is a property boom in Malaysia causing a fisheries bust in Penang?

Environmentalists and fishers fear plans to expand the coastline and build artificial islands off Penang will irrevocably change the local ecology.