While air quality in China improves, Southeast Asia's air is becoming less breathable as a result of urbanisation, coal burning and forest fires. Nowhere is the air as suffocating as South Asia, but there are signs of improvement in India and Pakistan, as policymakers start to respond to the world's single biggest public health threat.
As Singapore places its bets on electric vehicles and joins the global shift towards cleaner transport, charging infrastructure will be crucial. Automakers, companies and research institutions will also have to adjust.
Roberto Cláudio Rodrigues Beze –
Obesity, rising car use, and pollution are the hallmarks of rapidly growing cities worldwide. But by embracing cycling culture and investing accordingly — especially in dedicated bike lanes — policymakers can help to meet these challenges.
Noah Maghsadi and Tina Huang –
Seas are predicted to rise half a metre by the end of the century, which would flood 44 airports across the world. WRI's Resource Watch maps out the global climate threat.
Robin Hicks –
As Singapore-based salad bar chain SaladStop! marks its 10th anniversary, co-owner Katherine Desbaillets talks to Eco-Business about phasing out meat, food waste and single-use packaging, and dealing with customers who refuse to pay 10 cents for a plastic bag.
Robin Hicks –
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
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 ...
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 ...