Signalling alignment with the United Nation's global goals 'is not a bad thing', but businesses need to put more rigour into integrating sustainability into decision-making and avoid 'SDG-washing', says Michaux, who heads up the agency's SDG Impact unit.
Wind and solar are replacing coal power’s share in G20 countries, reaching a combined share of 13 per cent of electricity in 2022, up from 5 per cent in 2015, but the pace of transition is not fast enough, finds the report.
The Malaysian government also doubled its targeted renewable energy capacity by 2050 and announced that it will allow for the development of self-contained renewable energy systems. More details are to be announced.
The areas most prone to sinking are megacities that house almost 20 per cent of the global urban population, and these areas are also the most heavily impacted by sea-level rise.
Existing homes in Australia tend to have a poor thermal performance even in current climate conditions, yet the urgency to retrofit homes for better energy efficiency and comfort is given little political attention.
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
Covid-19 didn't kill events, but it did change them. Teymoor Nabili and Veemal Gungadin tell the Eco-Business Podcast how a pandemic transformed the way sustainability events are conceived and organised.
In its latest case, an Australian law firm is representing 8 students and a nun as they fight a decision to build a coal mine on climate grounds. Eco-Business spoke to lawyer David Barnden about winning the legal case against climate change.