The alternative protein market in China is positioned to continue its rapid growth in the coming years, driven by the rise of flexitarianism in the country. In response to mass demand, big food players are now tapping the huge business opportunity, a move that will make the burgeoning market increasingly competitive, say the analysts.
With most of the world’s biggest emitters still yet to release new nationally determined contributions two months after the deadline passed, a UN report emphasises the need for parties to further strengthen their mitigation commitments.
Frank Rijsberman –
Poor people have many competing priorities, but the claim that 'hungry people don't care about the environment' should not be used to ignore the environment and climate action in international development cooperation.
Carlo Ratti and Richard Florida –
Far from rendering cities obsolete, the pandemic has unlocked an ever-broader potential for renaissance – what the economist Joseph Schumpeter famously called 'creative destruction' on an urban scale.
Nicholas Stern and Joseph E. Stiglitz –
US President Joe Biden's administration must put a high enough price on carbon pollution to encourage the scale and urgency of action needed to meet the commitments that it has made to Americans and the rest of the world. The future of the planet depends on it.
According to a new report, the fashion industry still remains biased towards white men, and employees of colour in the industry feel like they don't belong. Inequality in fashion is a systemic issue that will require collective action.
It is comforting to imagine the Arctic as a snowy faraway place, populated by reindeer and polar bears. In fact, it is a cornerstone of the climate system that keeps our weather stable, our communities habitable, and our economies prosperous.
Robin Hicks –
The origin of Covid-19 is believed to be a market selling live wild animals. Eco-Business asked Anbarasi Boopal of Singapore-based animal welfare charity Acres about the link between the exploitation of animals and pandemics, and what can be done to curb the illegal wildlife trade.
Zafirah Zein –
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Zafirah Zein –
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
GDP and other economic measurements do not fully reflect current state of affairs and future development potential. Based on 127 quantitative data indicators, the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index evaluates performance …