CLIMATE ACTION

CLIMATE ACTION

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  1. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

    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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
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    Commentary: Our holiday extravaganza has a huge carbon footprint

    Yet there are simple steps to reduce our waste this holiday season, says George Jacobs.
  7. Hospitals in Sydney have recorded a 25 percent increase in the number of people visiting emergency

    Commentary: We call it climate change. It's more like a global health crisis

    Like the pollution that causes it, climate change does not observe national borders; it does not save its effects just for those who pollute, says ...
  8. Corporate gifts and greeting cards are pointless.

    Commentary: All these corporate greeting cards and presents are not gifts. They're spam

    Market forces may be driving the private sector into the arms of climate action. But our animal spirits are stuck in the first industrial revolution.
  9. Greta Thunberg is the bookies' top bet for the Nobel Peace Prize -- but experts are sceptical

    Commentary: Climate activists aren't just irking businesses. They're setting capitalism on fire

    The ripples of youth activism and demands for sustainability are felt globally. It’s time for businesses to relook their goals, say Susan ...
  10. Hotel toiletries

    Commentary: Removing toiletries from hotel rooms won’t save the environment

    InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as ...