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Christoph Nedopil Wang_China_Griffith Asia Institute
Nedopil has left Shanghai for Brisbane to take on a new role as director of the research institute. He remains acting director of the Green Finance and Development Center at Fudan University’s school of finance while it looks for a successor.
Cielo Magno
The resignation of the economist, known for her advocacy for increased taxes on mining corporations, was triggered over a social media post that questioned President Ferdinand Marcos Jr' s policy on rice prices.
Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal tells Eco-Business why he made the switch from industry to academia and explains why the flak that green finance has been receiving is justified.
The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur
Research by National University of Singapore and PwC finds that 50 of the region's biggest companies are now better at reporting climate risk, but most are still flaky in how they tell the full story of their climate impact.
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#universities Opinion

fossil free future sg
In Asian universities, students often have little say about what happens on campus. As student divestment groups in the region gain momentum, it’s time for universities to listen to what their students have to say about issues that will affect their future.
lab grown chicken
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.
Stop Adani protest at LLoyd's
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.
Tokyo, densely populated city
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?
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#universities Videos

semakau ntu grid
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.
Divest It Like It's Hot
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".
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