A new exhibition by Eco-Business explores the link between melting ice sheets and communities in Asia. One of its defining images: The carcass of a reindeer that likely starved to death after getting its antlers entangled in a fishing net.
Buildings account for a whopping 39 per cent of the world’s energy-related carbon emissions. The best way for the built environment to shrink its carbon footprint is for the industry to work together to find sustainable solutions.
New measures unveiled at the first International Built Environment Week in Singapore aim to drive digitalisation in the sector. But a culture of openness to change is equally important, speakers emphasised.
Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions.