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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.
This year, Bihar extended a seasonal ban on mining sand from its rivers. But illegal sand mining continues every day across the eastern Indian state.
According to a study, 418 people lost their lives and 438 people were injured in India from December 2020 to March 2022, in cases related to sand mining.
Narayanganj city, south of Dhaka, which manufactures cement, lime, steel, bricks and knitwear, is aiming to clean up its air and water in a bid to go green and protect residents.
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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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