Sustainability is finally gaining a foothold in the global maritime industry as a result of regulatory action by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). But steering shipping in a more environmentally friendly direction does not need to be too disruptive, says AkzoNobel's Oscar Wezenbeek.
Pascal Mittermaier –
Efforts to green cities may overlook the fact that nature is the world's original infrastructure, and solutions like planting trees can help address the biggest challenges cities face, says The Nature Conservancy's Pascal Mittermaier.
Bakti Berlyanto Sedayu –
Bioplastics are a better alternative to fossil fuel-based plastics, but forces humanity to choose between using crops for food or for plastic. University of Victoria's Bakti Berlyanto Sedayu explains why seaweed could be the answer to this.
If richer nations are serious about achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, they must begin to account for the carbon emissions contained within products they import, say researchers from Universidade de Lisboa.
Hannah Koh –
No hot air here: Researchers from the National University of Singapore produce the first prototype of a new, environmentally friendly air conditioner in what could be a “quantum leap” in the 100-year old technology.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...