Energy efficiency and responsible investment go hand-in-hand to lighten a city’s environmental footprint and slow climate change. But consumers must bridge the gap between design and implementation, said experts at a recent forum in Singapore.
Asia’s hospitals are a huge source of waste and fossil fuel emissions. Health Care Without Harm Asia’s Pats Oliva argues why hospitals in the region need to work towards low-carbon healthcare.
Coal power capacity growth dropped for the third year in a row in 2018, but the world’s second largest economy is powering ahead with a plan that puts global climate goals in jeopardy.
While increasingly investors, shareholders and consumers have begun to push back against major companies that failure to tackle climate change, 22 of Australia’s largest companies are actively working to undermine the United Nations sponsored Paris Agreement targets.
Indonesia’s recent socioeconomic performance has been impressive. Over the past two decades, the country has cut extreme poverty in half and doubled per capita income.
Cooling and heating are—for those lucky enough to have them—a lifesaver, keeping children healthy, vaccines stable, food fresh, energy supplies stable, economies productive and environments clean.
Activist investors, pushing carbon intensive companies to develop more ambitious climate strategies have scored a major victory as Australia’s largest coal miner Glencore has succumbed to shareholder pressure to take action to address climate change, and announced it will cap its global coal output.
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