Who’s leading and lagging in the renewables race in Southeast Asia, banks quitting coal, an op-ed on eco-colonialism—these were among the topics that resonated most with our readers this year. Here’s why.
Although global warming is on course to rise by 3-5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century and global emissions continue to rise, there are genuine reasons for hope for our planet. Even Assaad Razzouk, the CEO of Sindicatum, thinks that we are now winning the climate fight.
Robin Hicks –
Though the media has finally caught on to the news value of sustainability stories, sustainability journalism is hurting. Communications executives are under growing pressure to deliver positive news, and outnumbered journalists feel overpowered by PR. How can both co-exist to advance societal goals?
Andrew Steer –
The Trump administration has started formally withdrawing the US from the Paris Agreement. But what gives me hope, is CEOs of Fortune 500 companies urging Congress to enact bipartisan climate legislation aligned with the Paris goals.
Kevin Moss –
The circular economy promises many benefits, not least reducing the carbon footprint of various major industries such as food, energy, waste and water. However, it is no silver bullet for sustainability, writes WRI's Kevin Moss.
The future Bugesera International Airport could be Africa's first net-zero emission airport. Not many know that it arose from a challenge to a Rwandan minister to “make it green”. Sustainability advocates must be bold, but also willing to engage stakeholders.
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 ...