To deliver on its goal of 100 per cent energy access by 2030, Myanmar will need to shake up its energy market. With hydropower facing increasing objection from society, how will the former hermit nation power its people for a more sustainable future?
In theory, small, technologically advanced Singapore should be at the forefront of the global electric vehicle revolution. So why have EVs been so slow to take-off in the city-state and how can charging infrastructure accelerate progress?
By 2035, Singapore's only landfill site will be completely full. What is being done to manage the convenience-minded city-state’s waste crunch? Eco-Business interviewed two senior executives from Singapore's National Environment Agency to find out.
Mike Eman –
Large developed countries often continue to finance new fossil-fuel projects in small island states that are disproportionately affected by climate change. Donors and lenders should instead help these islands to become laboratories for testing innovative clean-energy technologies.
John Woolard –
Despite the uptick in renewable energy usage, global emissions have steadily increased. World Resources Institute's John Woolard argues that commitments to 100% renewables will not alone curb the worst impacts of climate change.
According to research from the Institute of Sustainable Futures, demand for metals for electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies could bust reserves for cobalt, lithium and nickel. How can we ensure the transition to renewable energy does not increase the negative impacts of mining?
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.
Gan Su Xuan –
In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation ...
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...