Who’s leading and lagging in the renewables race in Southeast Asia, banks quitting coal, an op-ed on eco-colonialism—these were among the topics that resonated most with our readers this year. Here’s why.
For Jurong Port, its 9.65-megawatt solar facility is a source of pride. But what do industrial ports like Jurong Port stand to gain from a transition to clean energy, and what does this mean for other regional industrial areas?
Urban farming is set to grow as the world seeks to feed more city dwellers using less land, water and energy. Meet the urban farmers of Asia—a former construction engineer, a cricket farmer, and a business graduate who wants to take vertical farming to outer space.
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While Japanese and Singapore banks have begun to recognise climate risks as bad for business, policies adopted are far too lenient to meet the targets set by the science, argues Shin Furuno.
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Renewable energy is not readily available to buy off the grid in many countries. Some companies rely on a tool called Environment Attribute Certificates to satisfy their clean energy targets. Blockchain could offer a digital solution to an analogue problem.
Left to themselves, financial markets can create outcomes that are lean and mean, but not always green or inclusive. Charting a course for sustainable finance takes courage and vision, writes the United Nations' Steven Stone.
Produced and directed by Eco-Business managing editor Jessica Cheam and video journalist Fraser Morton, who journeyed to Norway earlier this year, the documentary has played to thousands of visitors at Marina Bay Sands’ ArtScience museum since its premiere on 4 October.
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Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
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Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
The Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University (ERI@N) conducted a full-scale real-world laboratory test on Halio electrochromic glazing (EC) technology or known as smart-tinting glass at the BCA SkyLab ...
Together with Danfoss and the Danish Embassy, Eco-Business conducted a forum where some 180 participants discussed ways of making cities climate-smart. The forum included a panel discussion on Singapore’s approach ...
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...