Why Green Bonds May Be Our Best Hope For Tackling Climate Change
Forbes, 5 March 2019
Municipalities have been selling bonds to pay for public works projects—fire stations, parking garages, sewage treatment systems—for 200 years. It’s only in the past decade or so, however, that they’ve been selling them with an extra perk: helping the environment.
It's abundant and available
The Star, 15 February 2019
Studies showed that in 2010 Malaysia alone produced 0.94 million tonnes of mismanaged plastic waste, of which 0.14 to 0.37 million tonnes may have been washed into the oceans.
Green buildings must do more in fixing climate emergency
Eco Business, 7 February 2019
Instead of being a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, the built environment industry can do more to reduce buildings’ energy use and help generate clean energy.
Promoting green business: 3 priorities for action
Eco Business, 4 February 2019
Green business is a win-win for all, but the private sector alone cannot finance its growth. Here’s how policymakers can help scale up Asia’s sustainable business, write Asian Development Bank’s Daniele Ponzi and Erin Jan Sinogba.
Climate action barometer: 12 charts explain where we are today, and where we need to be in 2020
Eco Business, 22 January 2019
Countries committed under the Paris Agreement to a broad goal of limiting global temperature rise to under 2°C, ideally 1.5°C. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes it clear that half a degree of warming makes a huge difference, and 1.5°C is the safer target.