A team led by researchers at the Netherlands’ Radboud University looks at the emissions of electric versus petrol-fueled vehicles to find out if driving an electric car can really produce lower overall emissions.
South Korea, the world's seventh-largest carbon emitter, is home to energy-intensive industries such as automotives and steel. Its ruling political party wants to end the nation's contribution to climate change.
Schuyler Null and Hillary Smith –
The Covid-19 pandemic lays bare two facets of our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalised crisis in the future. Cities are already in adaptation mode.
Toyin Saraki –
From labor shortages to racial bias, the barriers to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 3 — “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages” — are as diverse as they are high. But the chances of success are significantly better if we listen to those who understand the situation on the ground.
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.
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 ...