The sunny island nation is harnessing the power of the sun to charge the development of its clean energy industry. In the run up to the Asia Clean Energy Summit in October 2017, Eco-Business looks back at the evolution of Singapore’s solar sector over the last decade.
Cost and culture have been big barriers to the adoption of more smart and sustainable solutions in cities. But is technology the cure-all we think it is anyway? Experts debated this at a forum held by Eco-Business and BMW.
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Australia's lack of progress on energy policy stands in contrast to China’s commitment to accelerating decarbonisation. University of Melbourne's Peter Christoff examines China's rise and what this means for the land Down Under.
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Despite the recent apocalyptic omens of climate change, an energy transformation big enough and fast enough to curb the spike in global temperature remains within reach, says Rocky Mountain Institute head Jules Kortenhorst.
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The tumbling prices of solar technology has helped to kick-start the clean energy revolution, but it's not the silver bullet to solving climate change. Jatin Nathwani from the University of Waterloo explains why.
Billions of people primarily in Asia and Africa lack access to energy and clean cooking. It's shocking that countries are only putting a trickle of financing for energy access in these regions, says Sustainable Energy for All's Rachel Kyte.
Beyond its positive impacts to climate and the environment, a transformation to 100 per cent renewable energy will also spur several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), say ADB's Priyantha Wijayatunga and UNDP's Alexandra Soezer.
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...
start2see and Build21c have undertaken a detailed analysis of all the significant greenhouse gas emission sources related to building (the structure of) a house. By breaking down emissions per material, ...