World Business Council for Sustainable Development president Peter Bakker has said that as the world struggles to cut carbon emissions, businesses will face increasingly tough questions from investors about their decarbonisation plans.
An ambitious plan is in train to electrify the Philippines' iconic jeepneys to curb pollution. But do Filipino drivers, operators and commuters really want to replace a national cultural symbol with a more modern mode of transport?
Rotor sails, bubble pumps, battery-powered jets, and next-generation fuel cells. As pressure mounts for the entire transport sector to wean itself off fossil fuels, these technologies are gaining traction.
The Malolos-Clark Railway Project spells hope for long-suffering Filipino commuters in Metro Manila and its suburbs. Expected to be ready in 2022, it could benefit 342,000 passengers per day and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 60,000 tonnes a year.
Hussein Dia –
Transport-related emissions have increased nearly 60 per cent since 1990. Swinburne University of Technology's Hussein Dia outlines four strategies to cut emissions and fight climate change.
The summit in San Francisco was a rallying cry for community and business leaders around the world to step up on climate action. WorldGBC’s Joelle Chen highlights three takeaways for the building sector to go green.
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.
Medilyn Manibo –
China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.