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Filipino seafarer
The region supplies the most number of seafarers in the world, and support for training of these port workers is on the horizon as delegates at a global maritime conference this week negotiate for stricter green shipping targets.
A busy highway in downtown Jakarta
The road to climate action is long for the sector – only 7 per cent of transport firms globally have committed to phase out fossil fuels. Fewer have plans to ensure the energy transition leaves no one behind. Singapore-headquartered ComfortDelGro emerges top of a ranking of decarbonising transport firms.
'World at 1.5C': Sweden's land has been rising since the last Ice Age - but even it is now preparing for sea level rise threats.
China has developed a biodiesel export industry fed by used cooking oil, but a domestic market remains elusive.
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A shoal of Pacific sardines in the open ocean.
As with many common resources, the high seas are not yet protected by a truly comprehensive, agreed-upon framework. But this must change if there is to be any hope of achieving global biodiversity goals.
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Transport ministers from across Asia and the Pacific are meeting this week to consider a potentially transformational agenda for how people and goods are moved around the region and across the globe.
angus black cows on pasture
Since 2006, the estimated costs of achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions from the world’s energy, building, industrial, and transport systems have plummeted. In most sectors, a green transition will cost consumers little.
flettner rotor sails
The global shipping industry's annual greenhouse gas emissions total more than one billion tons, making it a critical front in the fight against climate change.
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Oil clumps on a beach in the resort island of Bintan, Indonesia, near Singapore.
The waste oil dumped into the ocean by ships every year is equivalent to eight Exxon Valdez oil spills, and nowhere is the problem as severe as Southeast Asia. The EB Podcast talks to hotelier Andrew Dixon about how a clever idea using a ship tracking system can help curb an environmental crime that has been largely ignored.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
Red ship on the ocean
EB Studio [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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