Nearly 3,000 trees are to be felled during the construction of oil and gas pipelines in northeast India, in protected areas that are home to endangered species such as the western hoolock gibbon and white-winged duck.
Driving the growth of electric vehicles, using green ammonia as fertilisers, and procuring plant-based proteins were identified by a new study as key policy levers to cut pollution in sectors covering 70 per cent of global emissions.
Clean energy transport firms emerge as some of the region's most sustainable companies. Four of them are on the Corporate Knights' Global 100 index for the first time. The number of Asia Pacific firms on the index rose to 19 this year.