Often blunt and outspoken toward critics, Datuk Sam Mannan won the ire of timber companies by declaring hundreds of thousands of hectares of rainforest as permanent forest reserves. It is unclear where he will end up.
Kitty van der Heijden
and Alberto Pallecchi –
With Pope Francis' moral leadership and the faith community worldwide, the Catholic Church is uniquely positioned to lead a global movement for climate action, write WRI experts.
Gernot Klepper –
The proclaimed aim of the EU's palm oil ban is to halt deforestation, but by refusing to honour producers that have switched to sustainable agricultural practices, the EU risks doing more harm than good, argues Prof Gernot Klepper.
Restoring and preserving native plants in a peat ecosystem can improve the welfare and livelihoods of the communities living there, especially for women. Can traditional practices save Indonesia from environmental catastrophe?
With population growth forecasted to exceed connection rates, energy poverty is expected to worsen in the developing world in the near future. Are small-scale, decentralised power grids the key to energy access?
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 ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...