India is the world's third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases that cause global warming. A new campaign seeks to make new housing developments sustainable by 2022 to help the country meet its ambitious climate goals.
Asia Pacific is the most vulnerable region to climate change, Bangladesh is the country most at risk, and poor people are to be hit the hardest, prompting migration on a massive scale, a sobering report by Asian Development Bank has found.
Benjamin Franta –
What's at the root of the climate denial movement? Stanford University researcher Benjamin Franta traces the history of the insidious forces shaping the movement to obstruct genuine action on the climate crisis.
Blair Palese –
Blair Palese, chief executive officer of climate campaigning group 350.org Australia, explains why a government decision to loan Indian mining giant Adani nearly A$1 billion would be a "stupendously backward step".
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement offers opportunities for India and China to lead on international climate action, but global progress is not yet matched by leadership on domestic environmental policies in these two countries.
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.