The latest SDE 4 building stands as a prototype of the human-centric approach to sustainable development in the university, paving the way for more green buildings in the school’s new ‘well and green’ zone.
Meg Holden and Rebecca Holt –
Instead of being a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, the built environment industry can do more to reduce buildings' energy use and help generate clean energy.
Peter Howley –
Amid ample evidence of the direct link between air quality and overall mental health and happiness, focusing on just objective indicators understates the true welfare cost of poor air, writes University of Leeds' Peter Howley.
John Bryson –
Orchard Road is going smoke-free after a newly enforced ban herds smokers into 40 designated spots around the district. As far as battling air pollution goes, is a no-smoking zone along Singapore's most popular shopping street enough?
WRI's Rubaina Rangwala writes about how the institute can help residents who live in risk-prone areas who are often left out of the planning and implementation process of climate-resilient infrastructure.
At the recent Technology + Sustainability: The Road to Smart Cities event, Singapore's public and private sector leaders gathered for a crystal-ball gazing session to answer one key question: Will technology deliver a better future for Singapore, and the world? And if so, how do we get there?
Ping Manongdo –
Airing on Sunday March 5 at 8pm, a new ChannelNews Asia documentary features Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam on a journey from India to Copenhagen to glean lessons on what Singapore can do to overcome one of its most pressing challenges.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
The Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda report emphasises that the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanisation is managed and public-private collaboration is leveraged ...