The planned expansion will have catastrophic consequences for forests, peatlands, and communities, warn NGOs. APP says the expansion will not breach its no-deforestation pledge, and is aligned with the new Omnibus Law to boost investment and jobs.
The NGO Forget Thee Not has designed a bookshelf that can be turned into a coffin. In a heavily regulated industry and a place with strong traditional funeral customs, will people be receptive to the idea of a sustainable coffin?
A new report found that the world’s top 10 fishing nations are spending billions of dollars on harmful fishing subsidies to not only exploit their own domestic waters, but to fish in the high seas and the waters of other nations.
Substantial investment in money and time is needed for algae biofuel to become viable, even on an extended timeline out to mid-century. While big players like Shell and Chevron have abandoned the effort, ExxonMobil continues work.
Ahead of the Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition from April 12-14, hosted by the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Dr. Ma Jun, chairman of Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking, speaks to Eco-Business about how China got so far ahead in green finance innovation.
Countries need to do more to protect areas that may not be important for biodiversity, but provide key ecosystem services such flood mitigation and water and soil retention, says environmentalist Zhiyun Ouyang.
Heavy smog choking China this winter has brought environmental concerns into sharp focus in the year of the rooster. The upcoming IE expo China event in Shanghai will provide the tools needed to fight China’s war on pollution.
Lauded the most beautiful skyscraper of 2015, the Shanghai Tower is an icon of China’s drive to green its built environment. The tower’s energy-efficient operations are propped up through its use of Danfoss technology.
Eco-Business talks to Peter Kiernan, lead energy analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, to unpack a new landmark report from the International Energy Agency, which proposes an immediate ban on fossil fuels extraction to curb global warming.
The World Economic Forum – best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos since 1971 – has been a dynamic platform bringing together the best in business, politics and society to shape global industry agendas. How is WEF helping to shape China’s economic goals alongside its environmental and societal priorities?
There is a growing trend in Asia of governments and the private sector coming together to address social needs, and CAPS' latest study spotlights these "public-private partnerships for social good." With 88% of top business leaders in Asia believing such partnerships will become even more common...