Solving Singapore's growing e-waste problem could lie within the small-to-medium sized business sector. A new app, RESQ, attempts to make it easier for SMEs to dispose of used computers, printers and photocopiers responsibly.
Elsa Dominish and Nick Florin –
According to research from the Institute of Sustainable Futures, demand for metals for electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies could bust reserves for cobalt, lithium and nickel. How can we ensure the transition to renewable energy does not increase the negative impacts of mining?
Kitty van der Heijden and Callie Stinson –
Although water-related insecurity can easily exacerbate tensions within and between countries due to its prime role in economies and human livelihoods, it is not yet taken seriously. What does it take for water risks to be on the agenda?
More electric vehicles on the road can drastically cut emissions in cities, if chargers are more accessible and the power used for charging comes from non-fossil fuel sources, says University of British Columbia researcher Jerome Mayaud.
WRI's Kelly Levine outlines how milestones in energy, transport, land use, industry, infrastructure and finance give governments and industries a clear roadmap to put us on a path towards achieving 1.5°C.
At the recent Technology + Sustainability: The Road to Smart Cities event, Singapore's public and private sector leaders gathered for a crystal-ball gazing session to answer one key question: Will technology deliver a better future for Singapore, and the world? And if so, how do we get there?
As Asia pursues industrial growth, the world's fastest growing region is struggling to balance development with sustainable resource use, and ensuring that prosperity is fairly shared. This report examines the ...