Construction of a geothermal plant in the Himalayan region of Ladakh is currently stalled, with the release of polluting liquid into a local stream raising concerns among the local population of environmental risks.
If global leaders are committed to a green transition that leaves no one behind, they must address the needs of vulnerable women and girls in developing countries, who bear the brunt of climate change at the upcoming COP28 summit.
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Instead of pursuing the systemic changes needed to address water-related challenges, the world’s governments are bowing to corporate interests and settling for insufficient incremental reforms.
Watch: Singapore researchers are trying to give banana skins and coconut husks a new lease of life in water purification kits that can be used in disaster situations. They could one day also be used in the manufacture of batteries.
Do children ask the toughest questions? This World Oceans Day, we get renowned oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle, founder of Mission Blue, to field questions from curious kids on the mysteries of the deep.
Our urban infrastructure is responsible for almost 40 per cent of global carbon emissions. Climate solutions need to include the biggest energy guzzlers, clean energy and retrofitting old buildings.