Coal projects accounted for almost half of China’s overseas investment in 2018, making the country the world’s biggest funder of coal power development overseas, which threatens to scupper international climate goals.
It's election season in Asia. Thailand went to the polls last month, with India, Indonesia and the Philippines to follow. Eco-Business finds out whether sustainability is an election issue in the world's most populous region.
For many of the companies involved, this isn’t the first time fires have sprung up on their land, prompting activists to question the government’s ability to enforce its own regulations against slash-and-burn forest clearing.
Jessica Robinson –
Women hold the key to investing in a just, clean and sustainable future, but there’s a dearth in investment products tailored to this demographic, writes Moxie Future’s Jessica Robinson.
Morten Jastrup –
In order to solve the major sustainability challenges we face today, we need to focus on small, local solutions rather than pursue a "one size fits all" global solution, says Morten Jastrup, director of the Global Opportunity Network.
Global emissions have been steadily increasing since the Kyoto Protocol, and 61 per cent of readers polled by a Dutch magazine agreed that "climate change is nonsense". Herman Betten suggests ways to convince climate sceptics to be a part of the solution.