#regulation News

A view of the forest in Central Kalimantan
The demand for carbon offsets, which firms use to neutralise the pollution they cause, is rising sharply and could increase 50-fold by 2050, according to BloombergNEF. If regulation doesn't improve, the offset boom could fizzle out.
Vietnam transmission lines
Sponsored Despite a flurry of net-zero pledges and pressure from stakeholders to decarbonise, many power firms have yet to put in place plans to cut emissions. This poses a significant financial risk for the electricity industry.
Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use
In the coming year, we should expect to see stricter laws to expose 'greenwashers' and rising demand for clear disclosure and reporting standards.
Cracked earth; climate crisis
Sponsored The financial system has a crucial part to play in decarbonising the economy and innovative tools can help investors manage climate risk in their portfolios.
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#regulation Opinion

Chemical plants
Unless meaningful action is taken to decarbonise traditional hard-to-abate sectors like steel and commercial aviation, we will have little chance of keeping global temperatures at a safe level.
Golden bitcoin with Chinese yuan banknotes

Policy & Finance

Greening the coin

Governments are anticipated to take more coordinated action towards harmful crypto mining activities. But, increased regulation could well push miners to new regions with plenty of cheap, dirty electricity.
Singapore's central business district. Image: Robin Hicks/Eco-Business
Climate risk stress tests for banks could become the most important tool to nudge the financial system towards low carbon investment.
disposable plastic waste 5
Asian governments must now enact and properly implement policies and regulations that will help to scale up grassroots initiatives and hold plastics producers accountable for addressing the crisis.
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#regulation Videos

Juice Media parody ad mocking government inaction on climate change
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
pygmy elephants sabah
From conflict to co-existence: Earthworm Foundation has come up with a solution to managing human-elephant conflict in palm oil plantations in Sabah.
one planet wales
What can you do to help quell the devastating impacts of climate change? Start life on a greener path in the countryside.
hk ivory trade
Non-profit groups WildAid and African Wildlife Foundation have released a video containing undercover footage, exposing ivory laundering in Hong Kong and the loopholes in its regulations on smuggled tusks.
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#regulation Podcasts

Filipino commuters during Covid. Image: Commuters of Metro Manila
Exclusive As the country plunges into a recession borne out of the pandemic, how can it get back on its feet? On this podcast, Eco-Business spoke to top Filipino environmentalist Loren Legarda on how conservation should not take a backseat to economic development.
Red ship on the ocean
Sponsored [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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