As renewables success stories keep emerging from Southeast Asia, countries in the world's most climate-vulnerable region have little excuse for not having a working clean energy market. There are plenty of neighbours to learn from.
Southeast Asia's economic stimulus packages have made barely any mention of building back greener. What will it take to push the region towards low-carbon infrastructure, and where will the money come from the finance it?
Singapore Airlines is the latest Asian carrier to consider no-destination flights to give ailing revenues a lift. Environmentalists and community groups say there are more sustainable ways to save the airline industry.
Most resources are still flowing into unsustainable activities because of inertia, the way risk is assessed, and ‘debilitating’ uncertainty over what sustainable investment is, said UN assistant secretary-general Elliott Harris.
Asian regulators are broadening the scope of focus beyond climate risk. How prepared are Singapore's financial institutions in response to the latest MAS consultation on environment risk management guidelines?
From real-time traffic information to temperature and wind direction, fusing data from various sources can reveal valuable insights that help cities make informed decisions designed to cut air pollution and emissions.