Lily Fuhr –
Photos of littered beaches and whales ingesting plastic bags have focused media and political attention on the problem of plastic waste. But the plastic crisis is not just about what ends up in the ocean; it is about whether we are capable of achieving a sustainable existence on this planet.
Pernille Jægerfelt Mouritsen and Michelle Gordon –
Asian cities are facing a deadly mix of droughts and flooding that is only getting worse with increasing populations, urbanisation and the climate crisis. Here's how three of them are tackling the challenge.
About 1 billion people lack access to a reliable supply of water, with some receiving water only a few hours each week. This reality is starker in cities across the Global South, even for those not facing a physical water shortage.
In a first, researchers find that the pharmaceutical industry is a significant contributor to global warming, and is dirtier than the global car industry. Companies with the lowest emissions are also the most profitable.
Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...
Product differentiation and innovation are key in targeting the $14 billion market for point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry (POE) water treatment products in developing nations, some of which will grow at ...
In a previous article titled Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1, we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata is going to be sustainable low cost feed ...