#construction News

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As extreme heat events become more frequent, Asian cities are under pressure to protect their most vulnerable citizens.
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Once the election results are in, deepening hardship in Indian villages will need policy action on jobs and climate, analysts say.
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Worsening droughts are depleting Amazon riverways, raising fears that road paving could fuel deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest.
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The former National Environment Agency executive joins JLL after a four-year stint with KPMG.
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#construction Opinion

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India is on its way to becoming the third-largest economy in the world, yet unemployment among young people with graduate degrees is at an all-time high.
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AI and 3D printing can help create homes that are not only affordable and quickly built, but also potentially retrofitted to improve existing structures.
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The Philippines may have boosted its renewables capacity, won a seat on a global climate finance fund, and operationalised a law to curb plastic pollution. But are these measures enough to ramp up the archipelago's low-carbon ambitions?
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Indonesian president Joko Widodo sees building infrastructure as a key national priority. China’s lending filled a funding gap, but can Indonesia avoid a debt trap?
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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.
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EB Studio 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.
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The risks of tidal flooding are worsening across much of Britain—and that is leading to more protective barriers being put in place.
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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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EB Studio The built environment's sprawling carbon footprint can be reined in by giving old buildings a 'climate makeover' as cities grow. The Eco-Business Podcast talks to Vinod Jethani about the benefits and challenges of retrofitting old buildings.
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EB Studio [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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