Asia's industrial boom is exacerbating water pollution in the region, but research shows the rural poor have little information about who is polluting their water, the toxins they are exposed to, and the resulting health impacts.
Shanisse Goh –
Hong Kong must have a hard look at its continued dependence on the mainland for its water supply and what it costs. Singaporean water policy researcher Shanisse Goh offers lessons for the city to be self-reliant when it comes to water.
and Erik Solheim –
The Asia Pacific region spews out more chemicals and waste than any other region in the world. How can the region clean up its act and develop in a more sustainable and less toxic way? UNESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar and UNEP's Erik Solheim explain.
Each year we produce more clothing, but the world is still facing a dearth of real and innovative technologies to deal with the waste produced by the fashion industry, writes University of Technology Sydney's Mark Liu. What do we do?
Could better wastewater management help Africa deal with its worst drought since 1945? African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina says it can address scarcity, as well as create jobs and sustainable growth.
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 ...
In a previous article titled Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1, we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata is going to be sustainable low cost feed ...