The sunny island nation is harnessing the power of the sun to charge the development of its clean energy industry. In the run up to the Asia Clean Energy Summit in October 2017, Eco-Business looks back at the evolution of Singapore’s solar sector over the last decade.
Cost and culture have been big barriers to the adoption of more smart and sustainable solutions in cities. But is technology the cure-all we think it is anyway? Experts debated this at a forum held by Eco-Business and BMW.
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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.
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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?
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Despite the recent apocalyptic omens of climate change, an energy transformation big enough and fast enough to curb the spike in global temperature remains within reach, says Rocky Mountain Institute head Jules Kortenhorst.
The tumbling prices of solar technology has helped to kick-start the clean energy revolution, but it's not the silver bullet to solving climate change. Jatin Nathwani from the University of Waterloo explains why.
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 ...