Rachel Kyte –
At the upcoming United Nations climate summit in New York, leaders from government, finance, business, and civil society must show far greater ambition in combating global warming than they have done so far. And a faster transition to sustainable energy will be key to accelerated efforts.
Kingsmill Bond and Angus McCroneJules Kortenhorst –
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.
Esenam Amuzu –
The Trump administration's defunding of sexual and reproductive health services worldwide has underscored developing countries' vulnerability to the whim of donors. Given the importance of sexual and reproductive health to development, governments must take action to ensure adequate funding.
Other gases like methane, nitrous oxide and hydrofluorocarbons also contribute to heating up our atmosphere. In China, non-carbon dioxide emissions account for 16 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions. What is the country doing to limit these pollutants?
The seafloor is rich in rare-earth elements and other sought-after minerals, but it also contains barely understood components of the global ecosystem. In pursuing these precious resources, the international community must proceed with care, so as not to trigger an environmental catastrophe.
To achieve both its economic ambitions and climate commitments, China must radically seek a green growth model that converts today’s environmental pressures into new economic benefits, write experts at the World Resources Institute.
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.
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...
start2see and Build21c have undertaken a detailed analysis of all the significant greenhouse gas emission sources related to building (the structure of) a house. By breaking down emissions per material, ...