This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey.
Singapore’s history textbooks have presented the non-human environment as a reservoir of natural resources, something to be feared or something to be controlled and tamed in the service of progress, new research reveals.
Trang Chu Minh –
Singapore is the first country in the world to approve cell-based meat, but that’s just one of the five reasons why the city-state is well-positioned to provide an enabling environment for food tech innovators to thrive.
Nancy Birdsall and Brian Webster –
Owing to years of grassroots mobilisation and the rise of renewables and low-carbon assets, financial markets are finally shifting gears to account for the inevitable decline of fossil fuels. But policymakers must heed the call for clear standards.
Robert Muggah and Ian Goldin –
The Covid-19 pandemic has fallen hardest not just on cities but on poorer, overcrowded neighborhoods. Could the pandemic lead to a more advanced and inclusive form of urbanism?
Although Covid-19 does not affect all equally, it does confirm the axiom that, in today’s interconnected world, global challenges require global solutions. The only way to build a safer post-Covid world is to ensure that Africa is not left behind.
Medilyn Manibo –
Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University is building the region’s first model electricity grid that can tap and distribute power from multiple energy sources, including fossil fuels and renewable energy.
Elga Reyes –
A student coalition in Santa Clara University in California is urging the school board to discontinue its investments in fossil fuel companies through a catchy music video called "Divest It Like It's Hot".