The ongoing cultivation of Indonesia's carbon-rich peatlands and a regulation that rolled back their protection, means there may be no end to the region's annual haze outbreaks that choke much of Southeast Asia, a report by a coalition of local and international NGOs claims.
Craig Hanson –
Food loss and waste contribute 8 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Tackling them can help fight climate change while generating food security and economic benefits for communities worldwide, writes World Resources Institute's Craig Hanson.
Frances Eleanor Dunn and Stephen Darby –
Many of the world’s deltas are facing an existential crisis. Better management of river sediment is vital. For dams specifically, environmental risk assessments that fully cost the consequences for downstream regions are required.
Kandeh K Yumkella –
Exposure to household air pollution kills 4.3 million people a year, more than HIV and AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. Yet, the world hasn't delivered clean cooking solutions.
According to data displayed on Global Forest Watch Fires, there have been 66,000 fire alerts in Indonesia from January through the end of September. While this is much lower than fire levels in 2015, it far exceeds those in the past three years.
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 ...
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 ...