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China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by around 0.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared to a year earlier, new analysis for Carbon Brief shows.
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Solutions to mounting plastic waste in the archipelago require careful consideration of the local context, or they may not work.
Responsibility for addressing the cryptocurrency’s rising energy appetite is now shifting to countries like the US, Canada and Kazakhstan.
A US$22 billion project involving 12,000 hectares of solar panels and 3,800km of cabling running from Darwin to Singapore might be the most ambitious renewable energy project ever. How will it work? Eco-Business talked to Fraser Thompson of project developer Sun Cable.
Having said it will stop building coal power plants overseas, could China instead export its renewable energy model to developing nations?
The greater the mix of gender, race and age on a company's board, the more likely the firm is to take climate bolder action, a study of the world's greenhouse gas emitters has found.
China has released a long-awaited greenhouse gas emissions plan that shows only modest progress from its original Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris agreement.
The latest estimate, a four-fold jump from what was publicly promised for the first time in 2019, is “an ambitious objective”, said AIIB president Jin Liqun at the bank’s annual meeting. The AIIB plans to crowd more private-sector capital into infrastructure projects and fully align with the Paris agreement climate goals by mid-2023.
Who pays the price when China feeds its people? A new study projects that the populous nation will have to import more food as demand grows, with its trading partners bearing the brunt of the environmental pressure.
A disturbing case of workplace bullying in the Singapore office of one of the world's largest NGOs exposed the vulnerability of NGO organisations to abuse. In the Covid era, employee wellbeing is emerging as a material risk for organisations of all kinds.
The backlash against environmental, social, and governance factors in investing heralds a major transition for the better, write Georg Kell and Todd Cort.
Coal-dependent Asia still has time to shift to clean energy. Replacing diesel generators and coal-fired grids with renewables is the best way ASEAN can...
A new generation of tycoons amassing wealth in the clean energy boom as the planet’s climate crisis accelerates. While facilitating a shift towards to more...
Recent outcry over deforestation in the city-state has started a conversation about where forests fit in the future of a metropolis that aims to be a ‘city in nature’.
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Eco-Business talks to Canopy Sands MD Khong Weng Fook about the measures being taken to manage the impact of Ream City, a 834-hectare development in the Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville.
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More Asian companies are setting goals to boost their sustainability credentials, but some may be stymied by insufficient information on their operations to craft effective plans.
Clarissa Morawski from non-profit Reloop tells the Eco-Business podcast why the circular economy is key to the post-Covid recovery.
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.
Businesses routinely report their carbon emissions in three categories. There is now growing interest in the potential of a fourth 'scope'. However, experts are wary that companies are using problematic methods to account for these so-called 'avoided emissions'.
Health experts say Omicron's appearance underscores the need to share vaccines more fairly.
This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey.
Clarissa Morawski from non-profit Reloop tells the Eco-Business podcast why the circular economy is key to the post-Covid recovery.
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