The race to net zero-emissions ride-hailing in Southeast Asia is on. Gojek and now Grab are embarking on decarbonisation drives — just as Singapore announces a new policy to promote lower-carbon travel.
For the first time in 32 years, China has imposed hefty fines on the trading and consumption of many species, including many birds and even wolves. This decision appears to be in part a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
See, a lawyer, will also provide legal counsel to the Singapore-headquartered media company, as well as head its events and engagement unit as the company continues to expand in the Asia Pacific region.
Carlo Ratti and Richard Florida –
Far from rendering cities obsolete, the pandemic has unlocked an ever-broader potential for renaissance – what the economist Joseph Schumpeter famously called 'creative destruction' on an urban scale.
Mary Robinson –
In the five years since the world came together to conclude the Paris climate agreement, the disastrous effects of global warming have become increasingly evident. Having squandered past opportunities, we now must start making up for lost time.
Increased government and corporate accountability, including the full implementation of the EPR law and more investment into upcycling innovations, are equally critical to create a more sustainable waste management ecosystem in Singapore.
As the world marks both the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement and the arrival of a more climate-aware US administration, the time has come to get serious about taxing or otherwise imposing a price on carbon.
Robin Hicks –
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
Zafirah Zein –
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
How can we decarbonise even while building better cloud solutions? This white paper explores the viable solutions available to help data centre operators fight the rising tide of environmental challenges.
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than 80 mayors in …
After more than two decades of rapid urbanization, Chinese cities now face severe sustainability challenges in terms of balancing economic viability, social justice, and environmental protection goals. While various types …