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Kerangka Pembangunan Berkelanjutan

By |2019-05-11T03:05:58+07:00May 10th, 2019|Articles|

Prinsip-prinsip International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) Diterjemahkan oleh: Jalal Chairperson of Advisory Board Social Investment Indonesia Prinsip 1. Menerapkan praktik bisnis yang etis serta sistem tata kelola perusahaan yang baik dan transparan untuk mendukung pembangunan berkelanjutan Mengembangkan dan menerapkan pernyataan perusahaan tentang prinsip-prinsip bisnis yang etis, serta praktik-praktik yang perusahaan berkomitmen untuk [...]

What’s Stopping Corporates from Switching to Clean Energy in Vietnam?

By |2019-04-25T14:31:05+07:00April 26th, 2019|News|

Large-scale solar energy uptake is growing in Vietnam, but barriers persist to a thriving market for corporate renewable energy. How can Vietnam move faster to fulfill its clean energy ambitions? Vietnam’s market for utility-scale renewables is on a roll. Less than a year after having no large-scale solar farms, Vietnam expects to have more than 4,200 [...]

To Engineer Sustainable Cities, Engineer Social Behaviour

By |2019-04-25T14:41:33+07:00April 25th, 2019|News|

Energy efficiency and responsible investment go hand-in-hand to lighten a city’s environmental footprint and slow climate change. But consumers must bridge the gap between design and implementation, said experts at a recent forum in Singapore.   Every minute, another 10,000 square metres of the world becomes urbanised. That’s enough roads laid, concrete poured, and buildings raised [...]

OCBC is Southeast Asia’s first bank to rule out funding new coal power plants

By |2019-04-25T13:55:54+07:00April 25th, 2019|News|

Singapore’s OCBC Bank CEO Samuel Tsien declares the bank will stop funding for new coal-fired power plants. Two days later, rival DBS follows suit, ruling out financing a fossil fuel that is the single biggest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.   Singapore’s OCBC Bank is the first banking giant in Southeast Asia to rule out financing new [...]

Greenhouse Gas Emissions in UK Fell 3% In 2018, Official Figures Show

By |2019-04-08T19:20:01+07:00April 8th, 2019|News|

Pollution from energy sector continues to drop, while low-carbon generation rose to 53% The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 3% in 2018 as pollution from the energy sector continued to decrease, provisional government figures show. Emissions of the gases that drive climate change have fallen for six years in a row, and are 44% below the 1990 [...]

EU Climate Law Could Cause ‘Catastrophic’ Deforestation

By |2018-09-17T13:36:46+07:00September 19th, 2018|News|

World’s carbon sinks are at risk because the law will count energy from burning trees as carbon neutral, say climate scientists Senior climate scientists say that the world’s carbon sinks could be facing a grave threat from a wholly unexpected source: the EU’s renewable energy directive. The climate law could suck in as much imported [...]

Natural Gas Emissions Will Blow Europe’s Carbon Budget at Current Levels

By |2017-11-09T10:06:01+07:00December 2nd, 2017|News|

Governments have been underestimating methane emissions from gas and must phase out the fossil fuel, along with coal and oil, by 2035 to keep within Paris climate targets, a major study shows Governments have drastically underestimated methane emissions from natural gas and will miss the Paris agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 2C unless [...]

Renewables Cut Europe’s Carbon Emissions by 10% in 2015, Says EEA

By |2017-11-08T09:35:55+07:00November 24th, 2017|News|

European Environment Agency reports solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found. Energy use from [...]

Natural Gas Emissions will Blow Europe’s Carbon Budget at Current Levels

By |2017-11-07T16:59:37+07:00November 23rd, 2017|News|

Governments have been underestimating methane emissions from gas and must phase out the fossil fuel, along with coal and oil, by 2035 to keep within Paris climate targets, a major study shows Governments have drastically underestimated methane emissions from natural gas and will miss the Paris agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 2C unless [...]

UK Climate Targets at Risk Without Government Support for Windfarms, Says Energy Boss

By |2017-11-03T10:07:50+07:00November 16th, 2017|News|

Government should restore subsidies for onshore wind power as a cost-effective way of reducing the country’s emissions, says head of Scottish Power The UK’s climate targets are at risk if the government does not reverse its decision to end support for windfarms, the head of one of the Big Six energy companies has warned. Keith [...]

Wind Power Key to Curbing Greenhouse Emissions, Study Finds

By |2017-11-02T14:38:26+07:00November 15th, 2017|News|

Edinburgh University researchers say windfarm energy prevented 36m tonnes of harmful coal and gas emissions in six years Wind power plays a key role in curbing greenhouse emissions from other energy sources such as coal and gas, a new study has shown. Energy from windfarms in the UK prevented almost 36m tonnes of harmful carbon emissions in [...]

Nuclear Accident in Russia or Kazakhstan Sends ‘Harmless’ Radioactive Cloud Over Europe

By |2017-11-10T17:14:29+07:00November 13th, 2017|News|

French institute says pollution suggests release of nuclear material south of the Ural mountains in September has no consequence for human health A cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in recent weeks indicates that an accident has happened in a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan in the last week of September, French nuclear safety institute IRSN [...]

Pollutants from Fracking Could Pose Health Risk to Children, Warn Researchers

By |2017-10-25T15:01:19+07:00November 3rd, 2017|News|

Analysis of US fracking sites suggests pollutants including airborne particulates and heavy metals could affect neurodevelopment of babies and children Pollutants released during fracking processes could pose a health risk to infants and children, according to researchers studying chemicals involved in shale gas operations. The extraction of shale gas using pressurised fluid – a [...]

Despite Trump, American Companies are Still Investing in Renewable Energy

By |2017-10-20T15:52:51+07:00October 22nd, 2017|News|

Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen [...]

Global Pollution Kills 9m A Year and Threatens ‘Survival of Human Societies’

By |2017-10-20T15:41:58+07:00October 21st, 2017|News|

Landmark study finds toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9m people and cost trillions of dollars every year Pollution kills at least nine million people and costs trillions of dollars every year, according to the most comprehensive global analysis to date, which warns the crisis “threatens the continuing survival of human societies”. [...]