"We have a choice about the speed of sea-level rise." Eco-Business talks to climate scientist Professor Ben Horton about how close the world is to reaching crucial climate tipping points, and what can be done to stop runaway climate change.
As the cost of renewables plummets and the price volatility of fossil gas increases, gas can no longer be relied upon as a lower-emissions bridge fuel, a study finds. But subsidies are keeping gas artificially cheap in some Asian markets.
The former environmental control officer for a coal plant and mine has been tasked to help the Indonesian pulp and paper maker meet its sustainability commitments, which include achieving net-zero emissions by 2030.
The pursuit of a good night’s sleep is doing bad things to the environment — judging from the number of used mattresses that end up in landfills. The hunt is on for new and innovative ways to recycle this bulky and hard-to-dispose item.
Credit Suisse is the sixth major bank to introduce a policy that rules out funding deep-sea extraction. Asian banks have yet to form a policy on deep-sea mining, which is estimated to be worth US$150 trillion in gold deposits alone.