New measures unveiled at the first International Built Environment Week in Singapore aim to drive digitalisation in the sector. But a culture of openness to change is equally important, speakers emphasised.
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.
Kevin Moss –
The circular economy promises many benefits, not least reducing the carbon footprint of various major industries such as food, energy, waste and water. However, it is no silver bullet for sustainability, writes WRI's Kevin Moss.
According to data from Global Forest Watch, it looks like 2019 will be the third-highest year for Brazil's forest fires since 2010. Here are 5 things to note about the fires that have raged in the Amazon.
For fossil-fuel companies, the promise of geoengineering is the ideal excuse to continue with business as usual. Rather than allow the industry to continue to act in its own interest, the world must establish a strong, democratic regulatory mechanism, which includes the option to ban certain technologies outright.
Jean Chua –
Monsanto, the name once synonymous with Agent Orange, has left its past behind. Or has it? A video made by a Brisbane-based current affairs site is accusing the American agribusiness giant of grave environmental and social transgressions, and it doesn't stop at the Vietnam War.