Asia will drive the growth of the global aviation industry in the next 20 years, expanding the region’s role in ensuring that the industry becomes less taxing on the environment. Here’s a look at what Asia’s airports are doing to prepare for a future of low-carbon aviation.
450 million people in the region live in low lying coastal zones. Singapore is funding more research on sea level projections and will share what it knows to help its neighbours plan for adaptation measures.
For jobseekers who value corporate behaviour as much as their pay cheques, a new recruitment firm could match them with companies that share their values. Citizen Kind aims to open in Asia by next year.
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Decisions the world's politicians make about carbon emissions over the next 18 months are critical for the survival of life on earth, climate scientists say—and Asia could be where the climate fight is won or lost.
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Despite the uptick in renewable energy usage, global emissions have steadily increased. World Resources Institute's John Woolard argues that commitments to 100% renewables will not alone curb the worst impacts of climate change.
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In response to the environmental crisis of fast fashion, the fashion industry is taking active steps to introduce recycling and reduce waste. But how can individuals make easy choices and adopt more environmentally-friendly styles?
More than 200 climate science and policy researchers, economists and social scientists have descended this week on Keble College in Oxford for a two-day conference entitled “1.5 degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement.”