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Can sustainable business really save the world?

Can sustainable business really save the world?

Time is running out to decarbonise the world’s economies. Can the business world respond in time? Eco-Business asked the two leaders of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development if sustainable capitalism can save the world.

Japan is exporting the most polluting kind of coal power to developing Asia

Japan is exporting the most polluting kind of coal power to developing Asia

Coal colonialism: Japanese-financed coal power plants in developing Asia emit up to 40 times more pollution than plants built in Japan, a study by Greenpeace has found.

Unique climate change has no natural cause

Unique climate change has no natural cause

The planet is warming faster than ever, worldwide. Scientists know this unique climate change is not caused by nature. But they checked again, to be certain.

The Philippines' environment stalwart Gina Lopez dies

The Philippines' environment stalwart Gina Lopez dies

The former environment secretary, who last year launched initiatives to support sustainable and inclusive business, was 65.

A geoengineering trojan horse

A geoengineering trojan horse

Rather than allow the fossil fuel to continue to act in its own interest, the world must establish a strong, democratic regulatory mechanism, which includes the option to ban certain technologies outright.

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.