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Climatech Corp and Inovues were awarded the Most Innovative Award and High Impact Award at the first global built environment-focused innovation challenge.
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The Philippine government aims to phase out coal plants in its most coal-dependent island group and substitute them with renewable energy facilities.
As people increasingly feel the effect of the climate crisis, environmental activists are turning towards mental wellness to ensure their communities remain resilient.
Saami reindeer herders and others say the technology to block a share of sunlight reaching Earth, in a bid to cool the planet, is too risky and does not respect nature.
A football club in the west of England has been recognised by the United Nations for its leading role in setting goals to tackle climate change, from planning a low-carbon stadium, to selling only 100 per cent vegan food. Ahead of the kick-off of the delayed Euro 2020 football competition, owner and chairman, Dale Vince, told UN News that the club aims to be a beacon of sustainability in the sporting world.
Days after the ill-fated Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl cargo ship erupted in flames, attempts to tow the vessel toward deep waters to reduce its impact failed as it began to sink off Sri Lanka’s western coast.
Nature-based solutions have the potential to provide over a third of the climate mitigation needed globally. What are they, and what is the market opportunity in the region?
FAO-led study expands evidence base for insights on how to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.
Newly identified long-term environmental and health risks have prompted calls to immediately stop synthetic refrigerants being phased in to tackle global heating, and replace them with natural refrigerants only.
As the world warms, heat stress will harm economic productivity and worsen inequality across Asia. ADB should play a more active role in stimulating green cooling innovation, writes Sindra Sharma-Khushal of climate change think tank E3G.
While some advocate economic degrowth as an option to achieve climate targets and other environmental goals, adopting efficient clean technologies can promote...
International biodiversity protection frameworks need to prioritise the establishment of areas safeguarded by indigenous communities who deliver the same...
Analysis of data from a list of coal companies worldwide has exposed the extent of international finance for Chinese coal companies.
A bill that financially incentivises businesses to make positive social change is close to becoming law in the Philippines. But some worry the legislation offers excessive incentives and could allow industries like tobacco to use donations to exert influence over government officials.
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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?
[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?
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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.
Fuelled by rapid urbanisation and population growth, Asia is facing a growing infrastructure deficit. Thomas Walenta, senior investment officer from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) speaks to Eco-Business about plugging the gap.
With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030. Is this possible?
The pandemic's economic impact left at least 25 million people unable to pay for power in 2020, mainly in Africa, threatening progress towards access for all.
With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030. Is this possible?
Building biodiversity – the natural resource management approach
The Co-Chairs of the International Resource Panel hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (Izabella Teixeira, former Environment Ministry of Brazil and Janez Potocnik, former European Commissioner for Environment and Science) have just released their think piece Building Biodiversity -...
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