With some 2.6 billion people under energy poverty, UN nuclear energy agency chief Yukiya Amano said deploying nuclear technology to developing countries can help ensure reliable energy supplies while curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
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This could very well be the Asian Century, but if and only if the region can overcome old challenges like poverty and resolve issues of the day such as climate change. ADB's deputy chief economist Juzhong Zhuang outlines key problem areas.
When one of history's original disruptors, Copernicus, put the sun at the centre of the solar system, he upset entire systems and paradigms. Sustainability is about to have its own Copernicus moment as more organisations put the carbon cycle at the centre of the sustainable business agenda, says Volans' John Elkington.
International climate finance is often accounted for in terms of megawatts of renewable energy or tonnes of carbon emission saved; everyone needs to ensure that those facing direct climate change impacts get much more of the money.
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...