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Fiji, Palau, and Samoa are the first countries to oppose deep-sea mining in international waters. Commercial-scale extraction of the seabed could go ahead as soon as next July, once regulations are finalised, a prospect that alarms environmentalists.
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EB Studio The road to decarbonisation requires commitment and collaboration between the private and public sector to ensure that companies and countries reduce their carbon emissions. Logistics is one key area where there is vast room for improvement.
Nickel facility Kolaka, Sulawesi, Indonesia
With Chinese companies having invested heavily in Indonesian nickel, greening the sector is vitally important.
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The sustainability head for Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailer says there is still a long way to go before electric vehicles can match petrol-powered cars and bikes on price and performance.
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#electric vehicles Opinion

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As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can achieve ambitious decarbonisation goals.
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Unless meaningful action is taken to decarbonise traditional hard-to-abate sectors like steel and commercial aviation, we will have little chance of keeping global temperatures at a safe level.
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As the demand for vegetable oil soars, soybean farmers are deciding whether to sell their products for food or biofuel production. With biofuel producers emerging as the highest bidders, what does this mean for the future of food security?
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While some argue that ESG investing is nothing but marketing spin, investors should double down on research and demand accountability to drive the broad adoption of global standards, argues Samuel Rhee.
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#electric vehicles Videos

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EB Studio Polestar, a new entrant to Singapore’s electric car market, hopes to woo consumers by going the extra mile in sustainable design.
An e-jeepney in the Philippines. A growing movement is underway to electrify Southeast Asia's transport. Image: Eco-Business
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
An an air taxi manufactured by German firm Volocopter
Battery-powered air taxis could be a common sight on the city-state's skyline by 2021.
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EB Studio Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
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#electric vehicles Podcasts

EB Podcast: Climate Tech In Asia - Gogoro Founder Horace Luke
Exclusive In this new podcast series 'Climate Tech in Asia', Eco-Business speaks to Gogoro chairman and CEO Horace Luke about the company's recent listing on the Nasdaq and its quest to electrify Asia's ubiquitous two-wheelers and make battery swapping mainstream.
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The clean energy sector’s poor human rights performance places its legitimacy at risk. Jessie Cato of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sheds light on how the industry can avoid labour abuse, land grabs and other violations.
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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In this concluding episode of the Let’s Write the Future series, we explore how the rise of renewable energy, the electrification of transport and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are changing our lives, cities, and the world.
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