Manila Electric Co and San Miguel Corp lead the country’s energy giants in increasing their coal portfolios, locking in consumers to rely on the fossil fuel over the next few decades, a Greenpeace report has revealed.
Vietnam is rising as Southeast Asia’s new wind hero, with power capacity soon to dwarf that of all other Asean nations and the world’s biggest offshore wind farm to be built off its windy coast, but challenges remain.
If Southeast Asia is to wean itself off fossil fuels, it must phase out subsidies to allow clean energy to flourish, experts said at the Singapore International Energy Week. Meanwhile, will the oil and gas majors aid the transition by investing in renewables and new technology?
Robin Hicks –
Though the media has finally caught on to the news value of sustainability stories, sustainability journalism is hurting. Communications executives are under growing pressure to deliver positive news, and outnumbered journalists feel overpowered by PR. How can both co-exist to advance societal goals?
O.P. Agarwal –
Each year after Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, air quality in India's capital city plummets. However, experts say the air in Delhi is bad the rest of the year, and fares poorly compared to other cities of its size.
David Fullbrook –
The American retail giant announces its purchase of 100,000 electric trucks from US electric-vehicle startup Rivian as part of its effort to eliminate the carbon footprint of the company by 2030.
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.
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.
Jeremy Hance, Mongabay.com –
At the 2017 World Economic Forum, former US Vice President Al Gore criticised the development of coal-fueled power plants near the world’s largest mangrove forest while Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina defended the projects.
Medilyn Manibo –
China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.
Medilyn Manibo –
The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay is looking to build a sustainable marine community that relies on tidal power for low carbon electricity, food security from aquaculture, and eco-tourism for their livelihood. Watch the video here.
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 ...
Black & Veatch's sixth annual Strategic Directions in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry Report shows that the electric utility industry is starting to change how it operates. Factors ranging from ...