As Indian cities see mega developments rise, the people who may have to deal with severe pollution, water shortages, traffic congestion and other urban ills must be allowed to scrutinise the projects, campaigners urge.
Ken Kawai –
With increasing urbanisation, Asia faces enormous challenges to ensure environmental sustainability and the liveability of its cities while maintaining economic growth. But the solutions are already within our reach, says Ken Kawai of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
and Tony Robert Walker –
Straw bans are inciting a strong reaction around the world, but why should a targeted effort towards 4 per cent of marine litter be attacked as useless or ineffective, when the posited alternative is no effort at all?
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.
As Asia pursues industrial growth, the world's fastest growing region is struggling to balance development with sustainable resource use, and ensuring that prosperity is fairly shared. This report examines the ...
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...