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EB Studio The country’s latest green energy auction might have been hampered by issues with transmission lines, but experts say this should not stop businesses from expanding their renewables use. Battery storage could be a solution.
As illegal sand mines continue to harm river ecosystems and communities in India, a non-profit initiative launching this month empowers journalists, activists and concerned citizens with data.
What is being done to lower the emissions footprint of new buildings, and retrofit old ones with insulation and low carbon-heating?
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Investment in carbon-sucking technology is lagging. Governments and businesses must spend US$130 billion a year on the tech needed to avoid climate calamity, a report from McKinsey finds.
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Since 2006, the estimated costs of achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions from the world’s energy, building, industrial, and transport systems have plummeted. In most sectors, a green transition will cost consumers little.
The building and construction industry contributes 39 per cent of the world’s carbon footprint. How can fungi help reduce the sector's material and energy use?
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Faced with forced relocation, the people of Pasig City in the Philippines designed their own climate-resilient neighbourhood.
What's in your smartphone?
Do you know what it takes to make the smartphone in your hand?
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The newly opened Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney boasts more than 25 sustainable design features and has been awarded a 5-Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia.
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EB Studio The CDL Green Gallery at the Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Museum is the first zero-energy gallery in Singapore. Eco-Business profiles the cutting-edge technologies that have helped achieve this.
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The ability of scientists to make accurate predictions about future effects of CO2 will be boosted by vital data from a US satellite being launched to take a detailed inventory of the planet’s sinks and sources of carbon.
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Add this to China's mass manufacturing ability: a 3D printer in Shanghai can build 10 houses within 24 hours by repurposing China's 1.5 billion tonnes of construction waste into 'ink'.
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