Old batteries can be source of new energy

Electric vehicle in a charging station in Malaysia. Driving an electric-powered vehicle (EV) rather than one reliant on fossil fuels is a key way to tackle climate change and... Read more »

Food and beverage industry: no plans to totally discard plastic

In December 2019, Mondelēz trialled 100 per cent recyclable paper packaging in one of its products. The global food company said it is made of paper material that does... Read more »

Dam that threatens orangutan habitat is ‘wholly unnecessary’, say conservationists

Only in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia will orangutans be found in their natural habitat. A report commissioned by a group campaigning against the Batang Toru dam in Indonesia says the... Read more »

Pursuit of profit won’t solve climate crisis

Children in Chư Păh District, Gialai province, Vietnam smile and give peace signs. A new book highlights that tackling climate change requires changing capitalist economic structure and enabling people... Read more »

The top 1% income earners are mostly responsible for climate change, but not the 1% you are thinking of

Visitors watch factory workers assemble solar power panels at the Suntech Power Holdings plant in Wuxi City, China. Leaders need to push their businesses to buy renewable energy, as... Read more »

Why China should green its overseas finance

The China Development Bank (CDB) Tower in Shanghai. The bank is a major financier of BRI projects but is still funding coal projects overseas and has yet to publish... Read more »