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South Korea could save thousands of lives and make a substantial difference in the fight against climate change by accelerating its plan to end the use of coal power, according to a new study.
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Rise in temperature and extreme rainfall events in Kenya in the future will adversely affect tea production.
Digital technology offers many promises to improve our lives and businesses. But if we are not careful, it will not only cause great harm, but our ability to use it as a tool for good will be diminished.
The country's only domestic source of liquified natural gas is expected to run dry this decade sparking a boom in import terminal projects. But regulatory uncertainty and financial risks could turn them into bad investments.
Brick kilns proliferate across Bangladesh and are a major contributor to air pollution. AI could provide a low-cost solution to pinpoint highly polluting small-scale kilns that are hard to locate and regulate.
The UN is at the forefront of efforts to help India extricate itself from the almost unimaginable scale of suffering its citizens are undergoing, as a result of a devastating wave of Covid-19 infections. Earlier this week, UN News spoke to the country chiefs based in India, for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund, to get their take on the crisis. Here are some key excerpts from the interviews.
How does a nation of foodies manage to generate 665 tonnes of food waste annually? Industry experts share their insights into Singapore's foodprint at a virtual dialogue by Eco-Business and FairPrice Group.
Unlike in other countries where the crop is grown, oil palms aren’t a driver of deforestation in Sri Lanka; instead, they’ve replaced rubber plantations, which host a higher level of biodiversity and provide more jobs for locals.
Tree-growing projects must match the right species with the right location, and put local communities at the front and centre of operations.
The international community must join forces and develop a collective approach to help India address its Covid-19 crisis, not only for moral reasons, but also because the health of other countries’ populations and economies are at stake.
A new study ranks China second in financing commodities linked to tropical deforestation risk. Its financial institutions could do more before state...
The transition toward clean energy remains as attractive as ever. How can private sector players and governments come together to leverage its potential for...
The planet’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping points, with extinction rates 100-1,000 times higher than they were a century ago. Our current economic...
Over 350,000 renewable energy jobs in the Philippines could be created by 2030. With the coal moratorium expected to add more clean energy capacity to the mix, could displaced power plant workers be among those to switch to green jobs?
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[SPECIAL REPORT] A recent industry-friendly bill could undermine recent tobacco control efforts in the Philippines, and increase the risk of addiction among millions of youths.
Donations of ventilators and supplies are part of a ‘classic tactic’ by the industry to get close to governments and try to undermine health policies, say public health advocates. Should tobacco firms’ CSR activities be allowed?
Eco-Business reveals the most impactful sustainability executives in Asia Pacific this year—people who have changed businesses and industries for the better, during a pandemic. Who are they and what have they achieved?
Eco-Business’ list of emerging talents on the region’s sustainability scene revealed
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Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
Knowledge is power, and if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, it helps to know what it is in the first place, and what the biggest offenders in your lifestyle are.
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Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
To meet climate goals, human behaviour needs to change. But will consumers tweak their lifestyles and habits for the sake of the climate? An app is helping Singaporeans adopt greener habits.
Singaporeans are well-known foodies, but around 800,000 tonnes of food is wasted every year. Why is so much food wasted, and what can consumers do about it?
A new initiative offering free access to high spatial and temporal resolution satellite imagery is proving an important first step in the bid to strengthen forest monitoring systems.
The international community must join forces and develop a collective approach to help India address its Covid-19 crisis, not only for moral reasons, but also because the health of other countries’ populations and economies are at stake.
Lim joins the 7 year-old corporate renewable energy supplier after more than 5 years with Shell.
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
Wunderman Thompson launches regeneration rising: Sustainable futures
Wunderman Thompson Launches Regeneration Rising: Sustainable FuturesNew research shows people want brands to lead the sustainable path to the future, with an opportunity to show leadership, build long-term resilience and tap new opportunities by embedding regeneration into business We are  on the...
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