Alan Pears –
At around the same time as December's Paris climate summit, Australia unveiled a National Energy Productivity Plan. RMIT senior industry fellow Alan Pears explains what this is, and how Australia can achieve it.
Jean Chua –
Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.
Australia has signed the global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a distinct lack of market signals for the waste and recycling sector to do so, says MRA Consulting Group managing director Mike Ritchie.
[Book Review] If the world currently produces enough food to feed 10 billion people, why are almost a billion individuals still hungry? A recently published book, Food Foolish, explains why food waste is to blame for this problem and how it also contributes to worsening climate change, conflict, and water stress.