#emissions Berita

An artist's impression of the Tuas Nexus integrated waste and water treatment facility, the first of its kind in the world.
The Tuas Nexus plant promises to cut the carbon footprint of waste and water treatment and boost recycling rates. The delay could affect plans to cut food waste and puts pressure on Singapore's ageing incinerators as domestic waste volumes continue to rise, industry watchers say.
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Research finds that only 15 per cent of respondents know of the city-state's goal to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Singaporeans also lack understanding of the types of action – for example, switching to a plant-based diet – that can bring about larger impact on cutting emissions.
Flooding in Mentakab Town central Pahang, Malaysia, in December 2021.
Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are among 13 countries with a “clear overlap” of perpetuating global warming while also facing the harshest climate impacts, new research shows. Extreme heat is the most pervasive physical risk.
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Plans to 'draw down' CO2 from the atmosphere – known as carbon dioxide removal (CDR) – 'fall short' of the quantities needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, new research warns.
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#emissions Opini

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Chinese policymakers face difficult choices in setting climate goals. Some appear technical but have significant implications for environmental outcomes.
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As climate change makes smog and bushfires more common, people will die from air pollution at increasingly high rates – especially in densely populated cities.
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Regular stakeholder consultation is needed to address climate change and lessen pollution-related health impacts.
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Human health relies on healthy ecosystems, but these are under threat. Securing the right to live in a healthy environment is crucial for all.
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#emissions Video

Dr Sylvia Earle
Eksklusif In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
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Studio EB Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
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Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition.
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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
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#emissions Podcasts

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Studio EB If a real estate development can reduce energy and water consumption – and emit fewer carbon emissions – it is built to last, Oliver Chan tells the Eco-Business podcast. The key, however, is to first educate future homeowners and businesses that going green does not mean breaking the bank.
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In celebration of Indigenous Peoples' month in the Philippines, the former United Nations special rapporteur tells the Eco-Business Podcast about her lifelong work to empower communities in Asia’s most dangerous country for environmental defenders.
"We are already at 1.1°C of warming – a matter of life and death for the Global South", says Professor Winston Chow, the recently appointed co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's working group on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability.
The Singapore scientist, recently elected to the UN's top climate body, tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the precarious state of climate adaptation in developing Asia. The region is not well-prepared to manage the cascading risks of extreme climate events, he says.
Google moonshot
With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030. Is this possible?
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