In the absence of national action on emissions trading, cities and other local regions are stepping up with their own initiatives to cap the total amount of greenhouse gases in given markets, and contribute to global climate action.
The use of fossil fuel, particularly coal and oil, must decline “sharply” if the world is to meet the goals of the Paris accord, according to a new report backed by energy giants Shell and BHP Billiton.
Amanda Bryan –
It's time to rely on ourselves to deal with the climate crisis—not by purchasing more offsets to become carbon neutral, but to imagine and design more restorative, carbon positive spaces, says Aurecon's Amanda Bryan.
Sanjay C Kuttan –
Will Singapore's new carbon tax make power producers invest more in energy efficient assets, or will it result in higher electricity prices for consumers? NTU's Sanjay C. Kuttan outlines ways to make this work.
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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.
Air travel is cheaper than ever, but the true price of aviation is not well understood among the travelling population. Roger Tyers from the University of Southampton explains why flying is terrible from a climate perspective.
Businesses must be prepared to meet more stringent carbon reporting standards today. IMS Consulting’s Vittoria Caselgrandi explains how reporting with the CDP framework is changing and what companies can do to keep up.
In a previous articles titled "Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1 and Part 2 ",we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata and Moringa oleifera are going ...