The annual Ashden Awards highlight the world's next climate champions. One of them is Build up Nepal, a social enterprise that empowers female rural entrepreneurs to create jobs and rebuild Nepal's post-disaster infrastructure.
The United Kingdom, the originator of the Industrial Revolution that kicked off climate change, is forging ahead with R&D projects to reduce the carbon impacts of dirty industries, with the central focus on carbon capture and hydrogen generation, ignoring energy efficiency.
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If the region's finance giants continue with business-as-usual practices over the next 10 years, there is little chance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. There will also be clear consequences for the financial sector, writes Bernadette Victorio of Fair Finance Asia.
Plastic is a material with exceptional properties. Along with being versatile, inexpensive and durable, it brings significant benefits to society--from enabling the effective transport of goods to reducing food waste …