China's continued spending on fossil fuel infrastructure is poorly aligned with the country’s promise to strive to peak emissions, including president Xi Jinping's pledge to achieve 'carbon neutrality' before 2060.
Lisa Schroeer and Paul Munday –
Climate risks pose a potential threat to the creditworthiness of many debt issuers. Scenario analysis based on standardised climate models can help to clarify the impact of global warming on credit risks and investors’ confidence.
The Covid-19 crisis has made painful sovereign-debt restructurings inevitable for many countries. Countries should offer more favourable terms to debtors that improve protection of natural assets such as rainforests, oceans and biodiversity.
China has assumed a war footing in preparation for a potentially catastrophic flooding crisis in the Yangtze River Basin. Though its flood-control systems most likely won't fail completely, the possibility that they could is a wake-up call.
Zafirah Zein –
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
Kartik Chandramouli, Mongabay.com –
With a vision to end the drudgery of manual rickshaw pulling, social enterprise SMV Green is also helping restore clean air in one of India's most polluted cities through electric rickshaws.
Annika Mock –
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in …
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 …