'Plastic-free shopping' chain Scoop mandates customers to wear disposable plastic gloves before entering its stores in Singapore to protect against Covid-19 contagion. The Australian firm says the measure is to reduce the threat of its business closing.
The seafloor survey will have low environmental impact, said developer Sun Cable. The project, which will feature the world’s largest solar farm and longest sub-sea cable connection, generated much excitement when it was announced last year.
Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada –
Covid-19 crisis might increase demand for cleaner, safer water and more reliable and effective wastewater treatment everywhere. But success is far from guaranteed, as the pandemic is also triggering declining trust in public institutions.
Irene Giner-Reichl –
The shift to sustainable energy gives societies a chance to tackle systemic gender discrimination. Fortunately, governments, firms, universities, and NGOs increasingly recognise the need to make the green transition more diverse and inclusive.
The emergence of teen climate activists like Greta Thunberg is no gimmick. To galvanise climate action and achieve sustainable development, children and a healthy future must be put at the center of national strategies.
Much of the food waste Australians generate is not managed responsibly, but there are things the country can, and must, do to change that. After all, any action to get food waste out of landfills is action on climate, writes Virginia Brunton of Australian environmental consultancy firm MRA.
Zafirah Zein –
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
Jacobs and Yarra Valley Water have partnered to deliver a thought leadership paper which asks 'what if' the growth of Australia's hydrogen industry could be supported by co-located hydrogen production …
Planet, People, Prosperity describes Yarra Valley Water's performance and aspirations in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).This report captures the ways we create and deplete value, and references …