The firm can't just dictate that drivers go electric, says Sean Gabriel Villoria, who is leading a push for more islands across the Philippines to adopt the use of electric-powered tricycles. It also needs to help raise their incomes.
Event organisers face growing pressure to reduce their environmental footprint, which mainly comes from air travel. But confusion over how to measure the climate cost of an event and who's responsible for reducing emissions is making it hard to keep a growing problem in check.
Malaysia seeks to ensure that the poor benefit from fuel subsidies instead of the rich, but rationalisation can also contribute towards sustainability. Savings from removing fuel subsidies can be used to develop low-carbon alternatives.
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