The agency unveils research findings on how the twin approaches of resource efficiency and climate action can stem potential global shortage in natural resources due to a ballooning population by 2050 -- and still make the environment win.
Bill Laurance –
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting, writes James Cook University's Bill Laurance.
John Quiggin –
With the last major court case cleared, Adani is free to proceed with its Carmichael coal mine. But the business case is not looking good, says University of Queensland professor John Quiggin.
Heinz Schandl –
The world's use of finite resources continues to rise as global development continues. Can we help poorer nations raise their standard of living without exhausting all of our raw materials?
Methane emissions from coal mines are a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources' David Creedy. Climate change action needs the active co-operation of the coal mining sector.
The mining industry is under ever-increasing pressure to reduce its environmental impact. Australian Diversified Engineering sales manager Eric Tomicek explores a technology which helps mines reduce water use and operate more safety.
When it comes to air pollution, Europe’s policymakers should stop preaching to others and focus on fixing their own problems, say Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy professor Asit Biswas and Oxford University doctoral researcher Julian Kirchherr.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...
New breakthrough science and cost reductions from the world of cleantech hold promise for making mining—one of the dirtiest, most inefficient industries in the world—more profitable, safer and cleaner. But ...
The mining and minerals industry has made major advances towards sustainability but the sector faces new challenges as governments in the global South reassert control over their natural resources yet ...