A true science man, Professor Mark van Loosdrecht invented Anammox, a breakthrough wastewater treatment method that significantly reduces the energy needed as compared to conventional ways. Now, the 2012 winner of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize is working on taking water treatment a step further: recovering useful materials and making the process pay for itself.
Michael Mathres –
In recent years, businesses have been indirectly a part of the United Nations conference on climate change (UNFCCC COP), mostly as observers or lobbyists. But this year is the first time that business is showing true constructive leadership and influence within the negotiations and on the side as well.
Renee Karunungan –
There are only a few days to go before the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 takes place in Paris and with this comes the question: where does the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) stand in the negotiations?
Sven Lindstrom –
The solar industry has exploded in the last decade, and is today an established and competitive renewable energy source. Despite this, solar energy has been surrounded by myths, rumours and false facts that has dimmed the sunny picture. Here are the ten most common solar energy myths – and the facts.
Big Gas, and Big Coal need to accept responsibility for climate change and start making real contributions to adaptation, or prepare to battle for their own survival – a battle that, in the long term, they simply cannot win, says Stephen Leonard, president of the Climate Justice Programme.
To deal with an impending "perfect storm" of diminishing resources, a growing population and environmental degradation, the world needs to eliminate waste. Addressing post-harvest waste is central to that objective.
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...
Increasing food production is the main policy prescription for addressing food security, but this neglects the crucial importance of access and affordability for low-income urban residents. This according to the ...