Green building standards have created more awareness of the sustainability agenda in the industry, but on their own cannot decarbonise the built environment by 2050, says Transsolar’s managing director, Thomas Auer, tells Eco-Business.
The much awaited Finkel Review makes several recommendations to make Australia's National Electricity Market more secure, reliable, and low-carbon. But experts say it falls short of what's needed to meet national and global climate goals.
Singapore's tale of achieving water independence despite natural resource constraints is one of determination and innovation. Hyflux plays a major role in this story, and continues to tackle water, energy, and waste issues worldwide.
Powerhouses in urban technology, Singapore and France are building on their historical strengths to jointly develop new innovations in smart cities, energy management and mobility solutions. FRS looks at how French firms are breaking new ground in cleantech and urban solutions in Singapore.
Omair Ahmad –
Communication workshops throw up some surprising and important ways that Indians seem to engage with issues of climate justice, coal, pollution and renewable energy, writes Omair Ahmad from thethirdpole.net.
Simon Hobday –
The future of European energy depends on flexibility. Simon Hobday, partner at Osborne Clarke and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, says this calls for a regulatory rethink based upon a grand bargain between all players.
John Elkington –
The scale of the global challenges facing mankind will start to grow exponentially after a certain point, writes Volans' John Elkington. To come up with the solutions for them, we will need to understand how our cities consume and develop.
No President, no problem: Following Trump's announcement that the US would quit the Paris Agreement, mayors around the world are pledging to step up. Here's why cities care about climate change and how that's a good thing for all of us.
This little understood technology has the potential to reinvent the energy sector, turn regular consumers into power producers and support countries in achieving their climate commitments, writes ADB's Yongping Zhai.
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of ...
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...