Co-organized by China Daily, University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai International Studies University and Asia News Network, researchers and journalists discussed the way forward on climate action for the Asian region.
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 design in place. There are plenty of neighbours to learn from.
The Eco-Business platform won in the Best News Website or Mobile Service category for its journalism efforts and newly-revamped website at the prestigious awards which recognise Asian publishers who have delivered unique and original digital media projects in the last 12 months.
As Southeast Asia moves to power its people in more responsible ways, career opportunities are set to become greener and fairer. But are workers ready to fill the clean energy jobs springing up across the coal-reliant region?
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Four in five of the world’s workforce is on lockdown due to Covid-19, with no end in sight. The post-pandemic world order needs one familiar function to tie social sustainability together – human resources.
A combination of growing energy demand, strong wind and solar resources, and political support for development has made investing in renewable energy an attractive prospect in the region. Aaron Daniels explains how companies can ensure their projects are bankable.
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.