If the cement industry were a country, it would be the largest carbon emitter after China and the US. Cement manufacturers are trying to lower emissions through innovation, but the challenge is significant.
Anna Lehmann and Brianna Welsh –
Renewable energy is not readily available to buy off the grid in many countries. Some companies rely on a tool called Environment Attribute Certificates to satisfy their clean energy targets. Blockchain could offer a digital solution to an analogue problem.
Hassan Abbas and Asghar Hussain –
Managing river systems can help Pakistan manage floods, deal with droughts, create engines for a green economy, as well as help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions more effectively and more cheaply than big dams, argue Hassan Abbas and Asghar Hussain.
As sea levels rise, small island states are pushing to re-introduce unpopular resettlement and migration policies. Is there a climate adaptation solution that will help save homes in the Pacific islands?
Even though food loss and waste reduction can help tackle food, climate and economic challenges, the opportunity is often ignored by countries. How can governments include the topic in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to tackle climate change?
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.
About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
Zafirah Zein –
Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
Together with Danfoss and the Danish Embassy, Eco-Business conducted a forum where some 180 participants discussed ways of making cities climate-smart. The forum included a panel discussion on Singapore’s approach ...
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...
Planet, People, Prosperity describes Yarra Valley Water's performance and aspirations in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).This report captures the ways we create and deplete value, and references ...