#construction News

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Sponsored In the midst of growing populations and electricity demand and political, investor and customer pressure to decarbonise, Asia’s electricity providers continue to grapple with implementing an affordable and reliable energy transition.
Sustainability innovations of 2021
From lab-grown wood to panties made from waste milk, Eco-Business highlights the top sustainability innovations of another problematic, pandemic-stricken year when humanity needed solutions.
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China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by around 0.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 compared to a year earlier, new analysis for Carbon Brief shows.
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#construction Opinion

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Following a revision to significantly tighten the energy efficiency requirements for a Green Mark certification scheme from November, almost 73 per cent of currently certified office buildings in Singapore could now be 'off the mark'.
International Criminal Court
As proliferating disasters starkly demonstrate, severe damage to the environment is a crime against everyone. Rather than leave it to regulation by individual states, the International Criminal Court should recognise “ecocide” as an international crime.
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Bamboo is a surprisingly effective carbon sink and is being promoted by the government as a uniquely Chinese solution to climate change.
Sekisui House
A Japanese home builder and an Italian seafood company show what it means to make real progress towards sustainability, and offer lessons on how corporations can manage the gargantuan task.
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#construction Videos

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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.
A view of Orchard Road, Singapore
Sponsored About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
UK flood barriers
The risks of tidal flooding are worsening across much of Britain—and that is leading to more protective barriers being put in place.
shear innovation
Mongolia's punishing winters see temperatures falling to 30 degrees below zero, making home insulation a must-have. Here's how an EU-funded initiative is providing an alternative to imported and unsustainable materials that Mongolians use today.
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#construction Podcasts

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Sponsored [The EB Podcast] Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution truly deliver a more efficient, and sustainable future for everyone? Find out in the inaugural episode of The Eco-Business Podcast.
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