The International Finance Corporation's Green Equity Strategy is seen as a good start toward ending the lender’s coal exposure, but a new study finds what it says are loopholes that could render the strategy ineffective.
A new global study on the effects of hydropower dams on conflict, poverty, economic growth, debt and environmental effects finds that beneficiaries are far away, while those who lived near the projects suffer the most.
Evan Scandling –
Large-scale solar energy uptake is growing in Vietnam, but barriers persist to a thriving market for corporate renewable energy. How can Vietnam move faster to fulfill its clean energy ambitions?
Craig Hanson –
If the aspirations of Earth Day are to be realised, the environmental movement has to shift focus towards achieving sustainable food and energy systems in order to tackle the root causes of the world's biggest challenges, writes World Resource's Institute's Craig Hanson.
Dipendra Bhattarai –
With the falling costs of renewables and aggressive dam building in South Asia, Nepal’s plans to develop hydropower for export look increasingly precarious, writes Dipendra Bhattarai.
Della Syahni, Mongabay.com –
Ahead of Indonesia’s presidential election on April 17, an online movie was recently published showing the links between Indonesian coal and energy companies and the country’s political elites.
Gan Su Xuan –
In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation ...