Two weeks after the Philippines’ deadliest volcano blew up, thousands of displaced residents are still living without electricity and inhaling ash. Some Filipinos have come up with earth-friendly ideas to make life a little easier for the victims.
Frederik Dahlmann –
If businesses want to thrive in this era of climate change and disruption, they need to be sustainable throughout their whole supply chain before they can claim to be doing good for the planet.
Vincent Magnenat –
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.
Aaron Burton –
In an age of fast evolving political landscapes and the climate catastrophe, science fiction shows that tell stories of the near future, like Netflix's Black Mirror, offers valuable lessons for the present, writes media arts expert Aaron Burton.
One of the biggest questions for policymakers, investors, and ordinary citizens is whether the development and adoption of clean-energy technologies will take place slowly or rapidly. There is ample evidence to suggest that it will happen quickly, and that those beholden to fossil fuels will soon be throwing good money after bad.
Buying second-hand electronics is often seen as a bad bet, due to quality concerns. Teleplan International vice president, global marketing and client solutions, Sven Boddington shares ideas for a thriving second-hand electronics economy.
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.
Kristie Thong –
Amid concerns that the rise of industrial robots may soon render humans obsolete, Swiss automation giant ABB’s latest innovation may help shine a new light on what the future will look like when humans and robots can work together as partners.
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural …