Ushering in winds of change in clean energy, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and ENGIE have jointly deployed the nation’s first long-span wind turbine at Semakau Landfill, which is one of several to be installed in Singapore’s drive towards sustainable energy solutions.
Researchers are discovering that younger city dwellers are moving away from car ownership towards more sustainable transport methods. One of the key drivers is the rapidly increasing use of bicycles, and expanding provision of bike-friendly infrastructure. Today, it’s cool to be a city biker.
Given Singapore’s capabilities in instituting judicious environmental regulations and embracing new technologies, it still lags behind in creating an economy that harnesses resources optimally while reducing wastage. Mallika Naguran reports on the discussions had during an MEM Alumni seminar on the circular economy.
An independent Swiss monitoring group has cast doubt on official greenhouse gas emission figures from at least two major nations. Problem for global emission control, climate change management. By Jeremy Torr.
Bangkok, 27 July 2017 – Winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, supported by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), recognise the achievements of 28 separate organisations and individuals in sustainable tourism, heritage, culture, environmental management.
Hong Kong, 25 Jul 2017 The number of FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certifications in the Asia Pacific region has reached a record high number of 10,077, according to the facts and figures of FSC International released in July. T
20 July 2017, Thursday – The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) bestowed the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2017 to 12 engineering projects in healthcare, defence, manufacturing, chemical, energy and environmental industries.
Photovoltaic systems compared to other renewable energy sources have many merits, writes Mallika Naguran. Solar PV come out significantly better in terms of secondary impacts such as water use, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution and social disturbance.