#climate News

solar panels abu dhabi
The world is set to take a financial hit as it transitions away from polluting fossil fuels in a bid to limit global warming. Poorer and oil-dependent countries in particular are likely to feel the pinch.
glenn mandziuk Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
Mandziuk joins the alliance at a time when the hotel industry is recovering from Covid-19 while facing calls to sharply decarbonise.
Dharavi villager
Women who make goods like clothing and street food in slum homes are producing less amid baking temperatures and floods, hurting their fragile livelihoods, a survey finds.
A view of the forest in Central Kalimantan
The demand for carbon offsets, which firms use to neutralise the pollution they cause, is rising sharply and could increase 50-fold by 2050, according to BloombergNEF. If regulation doesn't improve, the offset boom could fizzle out.
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#climate Opinion

Don't Look Up
Netflix’s new political satire "Don’t Look Up" raises an important point on the denial of scientific evidence. The rise of conspiracy theories relating to the climate crisis has led to an absence of trust in governments and science.
Major Economics Forum
In 2022, the US will continue to use this vital forum to engage with major economies as a key plank of its international climate diplomacy.
Coal being transported in China
As some green taxonomies compromise on gas, China’s own exclusion of fossil fuel electricity projects sends the right market signal.
IMF_Kristalina Georgieva_G20
The International Monetary Fund's allocation of $650 billion in special drawing rights in August was welcomed, but its latest proposal for channeling finance to the most climate-vulnerable countries excludes the most needy, and is flawed.
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#climate Videos

SP Group, My Carbon Footprint
Sponsored Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
solar gili air id
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
System change not climate change
Pension funds are some of the world's largest investors—holding trillions in assets—billions of which are pumped into fossil fuel companies like Shell, BP, and Total.
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#climate Podcasts

COP26 podcast
The climate talks in Glasgow could have a major trickle-down effect on Asia's business community. What should the region's businesses expect from COP26? The Eco-Business Podcast asked energy and sustainability expert Malavika Bambawale.
Earth300
Forget Lady Gaga and K-pop. It’s time to celebrate those working feverishly to avert climate doom, says Aaron Olivera, the man behind a proposed research ship that will gather more than a hundred scientists to study climate solutions.
Blackrock podcast
Exclusive The world's largest asset manager says it has put sustainability at the core of its investment approach. Eco-Business speaks to Shinbo Won, BlackRock's investment stewardship director in Singapore about what this means for investors, and how companies are responding to increased ESG pressure.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
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