Blockchain: secret weapon in the fight against climate change
Eco Business, 18 January 2018
Bitcoin, the much-hyped cryptocurrency, made headlines recently for driving a surge in power use. Around the globe, digital entrepreneurs are ‘mining’ Bitcoins by solving complex math problems, using supercomputers to get the job done. Those supercomputers use a ton of power, which largely comes form coal- and gas-fired power plants spewing gobs of carbon pollution.
The world’s biggest worries are environmental disasters, not economic collapse
QZ.com, 17 January 2018
For the second year running, business and political leaders think the world’s biggest threat is extreme weather, according to the latest Global Risks Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) published today.
The Pope will go green in Peru
The Star, 17 January 2018
Pope Francis’ teachings on the devastation of the environment by business interests is awaited with great interest in Peru by Andean and Amazonian communities and other defenders of the environment.
PyeongChang 2018 Olympics Committee Launches Sustainability Report, Carbon Credit Campaign
Sustainable Brands, 29 December 2017
With only a few short weeks left to go before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the measures being taken to ensure the sustainability of this year’s event.
Singapore needs greener mindsets
The Star, 29 December 2017
By designating the year 2018 as its Year of Climate Action, Singapore wants to raise awareness among people through campaigns, in hopes of spurring them to act.