Over the past decade, eight scientists and organisations have been honoured with the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for their breakthroughs in water innovation. Here’s how the prize continues to benchmark the best work worldwide in improving the supply, quality and safety of water.
Betsy Otto and Leah Schleifer –
Cape Town is in the midst of a devastating water security crisis. World Resources Institute experts Betsy Otto and Leah Schleifer outline what other cities around the world can do to avoid a similar fate.
Aldrin Plaza –
The Philippines' mounting solid waste problem is now extending beyond Metro Manila, and it's time to trash a bad culture that's getting in the way of solving the issue, says ADB's Aldrin Plaza.
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.
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.
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 ...