The Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF) hosted by the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China has 'Shaping of Eco-cities for Inclusive Green Economy' as this year's theme.
Scientists are opposing a European Union Parliament directive which declares forest biomass, or energy sourced from cutting down and burning wood just for that purpose, as renewable. Could they be right?
Frank Rijsberman –
Advances in technology is making it possible to make the bioeconomy—defined as the agriculture and forestry industries—more sustainable without sacrificing productivity. Frank Rijsberman of the Global Green Growth Institute highlights examples of green growth.
Elaine Tan –
Singapore is a laggard in how it manages plastic waste. Businesses are not held accountable for the plastics they produce, and incineration is incentivised over recycling. Here's what the city-state should do differently.
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.
The dramatic rise in urban populations necessitates an equally dramatic increase in energy capacity and sustainable waste management. Meeting this energy demand will be one of the major challenges for Asia's cities
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.
Thermal and Digestion Waste-to-Energy Technologies Worldwide contains comprehensive data on the worldwide market for waste to energy technologies (incineration, gasification, pyrolysis and thermal depolymerization, and anaerobic digestion), including historic (2006-2010) ...