Stimulus packages to kickstart pandemic-hit economies can either shape a low-carbon future or lock the world into a fossil fuel system. Which countries in Asia are leading the green transition?
A new report finds some of the biggest electricity users in Australia should negotiate power agreements sourced from renewable energy suppliers to support the financial viability of renewable energy projects in Australia and reduce their carbon emissions.
If the steel sector were a country, it would be the world’s fifth-biggest emitter after China, the United States, Europe and India. Can developers and car and appliance makers be galvanised to adopt a new standard for responsible steel?
This year’s annual UN climate conference, COP25 in Madrid, became the longest on record when it concluded after lunch on Sunday, following more than two weeks of fraught negotiations. It had been scheduled to wrap up on Friday.
Private sector banks can play a pivotal role in financing the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable future — and they face growing political, market and social pressure to do so.
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