Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed has put the brakes on key Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in Pahang state—including a fast rail link to Singapore—a slowdown that could benefit both the economy and the environment, observers say.
Sustainability is finally gaining a foothold in the global maritime industry as a result of regulatory action by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). But steering shipping in a more environmentally friendly direction does not need to be too disruptive, says AkzoNobel's Oscar Wezenbeek.
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A new strategy adopted by the International Maritime Organization is steering the shipping industry towards halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. University of Manchester's Paul Gilbert outlines five ways the industry can prepare for this low-carbon future.
Inland waterways in India should be aligned with growth in India as it provides opportunities for strengthening local economy as well as connectivity for one of India's most isolated region says Veena Vidyadharan and Prithviraj Nath
Shipping produces 2 per cent of global emissions but has no industry-wide commitment to reducing this. How can the sector stay afloat in an increasingly decarbonised world? Carbon War Room's Maurice Meehan discusses.
Getting businesses on board, financing sustainable aquaculture in developing economies, and fortifying coastal communities against sea level rise are ways forward in ocean conservation, says Conservation International's Bruno Vander Velde.
This report provides the first comprehensive overview of methodologies for estimating air emissions from shipping, describes technological solutions and proposes policy options for reducing carbon emissions and air pollution in ...