As climate change takes hold, heatwaves are now a bigger risk in many cities than people realise, with more heat-felled patients starting to show up at hospitals. It's time to stop ignoring this, experts urge.
Pascal Mittermaier –
Efforts to green cities may overlook the fact that nature is the world's original infrastructure, and solutions like planting trees can help address the biggest challenges cities face, says The Nature Conservancy's Pascal Mittermaier.
Sri Wening Handayani –
Cash transfer programs, efficient government expenditure and capacity building are ways in which communities across Asia can receive adequate social protection and meet their basic needs.
Digital opinion analysis points to a demand from consumers for CEOs to take a stand on social issues of global implication. Could this signal a new age of a ‘race to the top’ in corporate sustainability commitments? Clarissa Watson writes.
To harness the build sector’s potential to contribute to a low-carbon future, the market needs to push for what an acceptable energy efficient building looks like, says World Resources Institute president Andrew Steer.
The new documentary weaves a tale between the two continents to tell the climate story through a unique Asian lens. Its team is set to travel to the Arctic next year in a new partnership with Explorer's Passage.
Ellen Gray, The Third Pole –
Using data from twin satellites over a 14-year period, from 2002 to 2016, NASA comes up with stunning images of how wet areas are getting wetter, and groundwater is disappearing in some areas, and why.
Tim Daubach –
The trailer of the documentary produced by Eco-Business, which is to be screened at the Changing Course exhibition in Singapore from 1 June to 12 July, captures the remote wilderness that is Antarctica and asks what the demise of this pristine landscape means for Asia.
Companies have traditionally thought about climate change and environmental sustainability as reputational risks best managed through corporate social responsibility programs. In recent years, however, many companies have been caught unprepared ...
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.