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  1. FILE PHOTO: The Frankfurt, Germany, skyline during a lockdown amid the pandemic

    Commentary: Climate commitments should be easy table stakes for businesses

    From supply-chain disruptions to lethal conditions for outdoor workers, the risks to business are multiplying and those in positions must make up ...
  2. Cities like Shanghai are frequently shrouded in smog from China's pollution-belching factories

    Commentary: Besides talking about responsibility, global collective climate action should also be a focus

    In the climate debate, calculating which economies should bear bigger responsibilities is an impossible task. Focusing on how countries can reduce ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for a meeting in Beijing

    Commentary: China’s move on climate action signals arrival as a ‘hybrid superpower’

    China’s ambitious pledge to be carbon-neutral before 2060 shines an uncomfortable spotlight on Europe and the US, says Kevin Tu.
  4. China is phasing out some subsidies, which is expected to drive a rush to complete wind and solar

    Commentary: China will bet big on clean energy to achieve carbon neutrality

    Its greenhouse gas emissions are more than the US and EU combined, but China has big ambitions for carbon neutrality, says Dr Cornelia Tremann.
  5. The logo of the Mexican state oil firm PEMEX is pictured during a protest against Senator Samuel Ga

    Exclusive: Leading climate action investor group turns focus to Mexico's Pemex

    One of the world's leading investor groups pushing for more corporate action on climate change said it has added Mexican state-owned oil company ...
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    Commentary: Rubbish is piling up as recycling, waste systems struggle to keep up during COVID-19 outbreak

    Lockdown has exposed real problems with the circular economy which urgently need to be addressed, say observers.
  7. FILE PHOTO: British Airways passenger plane prepares to land at Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in L

    Commentary: How concerns over Heathrow’s third runway threw a spanner in London airport expansion plans

    Campaigners have won a Court of Appeal ruling over controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds, after ...
  8. An undated handout picture released by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) shows

    Commentary: A UN ruling has decided that climate refugees is a thing

    A recent ruling by the UN's Human Rights Committee moves the needle in recognising the severity of climate change, says Yvonne Su.
  9. Plastic cutlery

    Commentary: Companies are cutting costs but dressing up moves as climate action

    Policies that cut down waste may be motivated by corporate-friendly intentions, says the Financial Times' Pilita Clark.
  10. Jurong Island

    Commentary: Forget bamboo straws. Let’s name the elephants in the room of Singapore’s climate debate

    While Singapore contributes less than 0.1 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, the world can no longer afford the blame game and ...