The ‘GEF-UNIDO Sustainable Cities: Integrated Approach Pilot’ integrates sustainability strategies into urban planning and management. Its goal is to create a favourable environment for investment in infrastructure and services.
Chris G Pope –
Already a leader in solar and wind energy manufacturing, China is only set to assert a bigger presence in the green energy market in the years ahead. But the benefits will be paid out in more than dollars and cents, says University of Sheffield's Chris Pope.
Patsy Perry –
With the end-of-year sales beckoning, is fabric choice the key to more responsible clothes shopping? Patsy Perry from the University of Manchester explains the impact of fast fashion and how to be a better consumer.
and Paula Miquelis –
In a country infamous for being the second-biggest contributor of plastic waste to the oceans, a city in West Java has achieved a close to 100 per cent segregation rate. This is how Depok transformed its waste system.
Each year we produce more clothing, but the world is still facing a dearth of real and innovative technologies to deal with the waste produced by the fashion industry, writes University of Technology Sydney's Mark Liu. What do we do?
The reckless way we consume and dispose is ruining the environment and will soon push the earth past the point of recovery. It's time to panic and then harness our panic for good, say Aurecon's environmental leads.
Medilyn Manibo –
China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.
Medilyn Manibo –
Add this to China's mass manufacturing ability: a 3D printer in Shanghai can build 10 houses within 24 hours by repurposing China's 1.5 billion tonnes of construction waste into 'ink'.