In its latest sustainability initiative, Dutch paint firm AkzoNobel has ensured that all its production facilities in the Netherlands are powered by renewable energy, bringing it a step closer to its net zero emissions by 2050 target.
Jaideep Bansal –
Villages in rural India, Bangladesh and Africa may be racing ahead of cities when it comes to embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution and cutting-edge technology for their energy needs, says Global Himalayan Expedition's Jaideep Bansal.
Christiana Figueres and Teresa RiberaManuel Pulgar Vidal –
Climate change is a true test of political leadership, and now is the time for governments to do more, says former UNFCCC executive secretary Christiana Figueres.
Grant Stillman –
Solar power is efficient and its cost has declined over the years. With enough money pooled at the village-level and supported by international green financing, communities can become energy secure through solar power generation.
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.
Keeping global warming within 2 degrees Celsius will require the world to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing energy efficiency is a relatively low-cost, easy way to do so. Why isn't the market interested?