To maintain improved air quality even as lockdown ends in Metro Manila, a new report says measures implemented during the lockdown must continue, like limited work arrangements and coming up with 'people-centric' urban planning designs.
Jules Kortenhorst –
After years of increasingly severe hurricane seasons in which island countries and territories in the Caribbean have lost power for weeks and even months at a time, the need for climate resilience could not be clearer. And as the Bahamas is showing, the cleanest energy sources can also be the most resilient.
Isabella Suarez –
Often thought that they had to be pursued separately to address climate change, adaptation and mitigation are two sides of the same coin. WRI's Isabella Suarez outlines five ways governments and communities can do both.
Every year, the festive season sees consumption peaking, with billions being spent on holiday shopping in the United States and Canada. How can shoppers reduce their environmental footprint this Christmas?
One tonne of e-waste contains more gold than 17 tonnes of ore, making it a rich alternative to traditional mining. Recycling precious metals and minerals from used electronics can help make today's consumption patterns more environmentally sustainable.
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.