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A ‘life and death matter’: Singapore could spend US$72b on climate adaptation over next century

A ‘life and death matter’: Singapore could spend US$72b on climate adaptation over next century

The island nation is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels and climate defences are as important as the armed forces, said its prime minister.

Why is Singapore so far behind Malaysia on responsible investing?

Why is Singapore so far behind Malaysia on responsible investing?

A study by Bloomberg has found that Malaysian asset managers are more bullish about responsible investing than their counterparts in Singapore, and have a more mature understanding of its potential. How so?

Haze from forest fires, Indonesia’s national ‘embarrassment’, is back

Haze from forest fires, Indonesia’s national ‘embarrassment’, is back

Indonesia is experiencing its worst annual fire season since 2015, with the cross-border spread of haze once again threatening to spark a diplomatic row with neighbours Malaysia and Singapore.

Eco-Business’ From Asia to Antarctica film in the running for ‘Oscars of nature filmmaking’

Eco-Business’ From Asia to Antarctica film in the running for ‘Oscars of nature filmmaking’

A documentary by Eco-Business that explores the climate connection between Asia and Antarctica has been shortlisted for the Jackson Wild Media Awards. Other finalists include episodes of BBC’s Blue Planet II and Netflix’s Our Planet.

As fires burn, can Indonesia avoid repeat of 2015 haze crisis?

As fires burn, can Indonesia avoid repeat of 2015 haze crisis?

Since the last major haze disaster, Indonesia has put in place measures to prevent fires on forested and peatland, but researchers and activists say it could do more.

Highlights from Ecosperity Week 2019

Highlights from Ecosperity Week 2019

Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.

Gojek leads the charge on disposable cutlery for online deliveries in Indonesia

Gojek leads the charge on disposable cutlery for online deliveries in Indonesia

Indonesia's largest online food delivery service, Go-Food, has introduced a charge for disposable cutlery. It could be the first delivery service in Southeast Asia to do so in a region struggling with a plastic pollution crisis.

Could solar energy sharing between Australia and Singapore be a model for other regions?

Could solar energy sharing between Australia and Singapore be a model for other regions?

An ambitious plan is underway for a massive solar farm to supply one-fifth of Singapore’s electricity from 3,800km away. Experts weigh in on details to be ironed out before the world’s longest sub-sea cable connection becomes reality.

Southeast Asia will be hardest hit by melting ice; governments urged to speed up change

Southeast Asia will be hardest hit by melting ice; governments urged to speed up change

450 million people in Southeast Asia's coastal zones will be profoundly affected by melting ice. Research is to explore the extent of potential damage to the region, and what can be done to adapt to rising seas in the most vulnerable areas.

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