As the world rushes into implementing the commitments enshrined in the historic climate deal in Paris in December, the use of large dams to mitigate climate change is becoming more popular across Asia and the world. But for many environmental and social advocates, this source of water and power remains a questionable solution that may even exacerbate our already fragile river resources. Eco-Business takes a look into the debate surrounding mega dams.
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Want to contribute to the fight against global warming? Start by changing what you put on your plate. This Earth Day, we look at some newfangled diets such as "climatarianism" and "reducetarianism" which you can adopt.
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Fossil fuel emissions are slowing, but CSIRO senior principal research scientist Pep Canadell and International Center for Climate and Global Change Research director Hanqin Tian say another major climate problem is becoming clear: food production.
Singapore urgently needs to reduce its food waste, but do companies have the right tools to do so? Owen Yeo, business development manager, Enerprof, highlights some technologies and organisational strategies which can help reduce food waste in the commercial sector.
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.
Food waste not only exacerbates global hunger, it also contributes to climate change and water scarcity. A seamless global cold chain can help cut food waste significantly, says United Technologies Corporation chief sustainability officer John Mandyck.