Sea level rise due to Antarctic ice melt has ‘tripled over past five years’
Eco Business, 15 June 2018
The rate of sea level rise resulting from the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet has tripled over the past five years, according to new research from a global team of scientists.
Heritage centre continues work of documenting Petaling Street’s history
The Star, 11 June 2018
Every day, a little bit of the historical Petaling Street chips away with the aged locals leaving, and memories of its original community fading away. One of the main reasons for this is the relative scarcity of documentation about the place, an issue the newly reopened Petaling Street Heritage House strives to address.
7 signs of progress: a year of national climate action
Eco Business, 4 June 2018
Oil drilling bans, zero-emission vehicles, tougher government reforms. Across the world, countries are stepping up efforts to combat climate change.
Why rethinking waste may be good for business
Eco Business, 30 May 2018
One man’s trash is another’s opportunity to develop smart waste systems for tomorrow’s cities. Experts at a recent panel discussion talked about business opportunities in the environmental service sector and the benefits of a circular economy.
Plastics mines? Europe struggles as pollution piles up
Reuters, 29 May 2018
Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing’s environmental crackdown closed the world’s biggest recycling market in January. The knotty problem is what to do with the rest.