MANILA, Philippines — Holcim Philippines Inc. is spending P210 million on projects meant to raise the efficiency of its cement factories by reducing both fuel consumption and carbon footprint.
Some Southeast Asian nations have displayed leadership in facilitating bottom-up renewable energy development. Now it is time for others to follow suit.
SINGAPORE — As part of Singapore’s efforts to build a more sustainable future, the public sector is aiming to cut the waste disposed of by each person by 30 per cent and reduce the sector’s overall energy and water use by 10 per cent by 2030.
THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) needs to expand its moratorium on coal-fired power plants to include more facilities, including those that have secured prior approval and those that are under construction, an environment policy expert said.
Indonesia is proposing a carbon tax of about $5 per ton of emissions in a bid to raise state revenues and meet climate goals. That’s less than a tenth of the current price of carbon permits in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System. And yet it has faced criticism from industry that it will slow down economic […]
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The use of fossil energy to usher in the fourth industrial revolution, known as industry 4.0, in Indonesia increases the production of carbon dioxide (CO2) and greenhouse gas emissions, according to an economist cum environmentalist.
Bangchak Corporation Plc (BCP) has formed an alliance with 10 firms in various industries to set up a Carbon Markets Club in a fresh move to support carbon emissions trade, a key mechanism to reduce greenhouse gases.
Nickle matte producer PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (PT Vale) is moving ahead with its sustainability journey, marked by its new partners’ eagerness to comply with the low carbon mining practices.
SINGAPORE: Singapore is looking to collaborate with local and global partners to develop and deploy low-carbon technologies, as part of its efforts to meet its carbon emissions targets.
The Paris Agreement has been signed by all ASEAN nations and almost all members have declared a carbon emissions reduction target. The diversity in ASEAN’s readiness for energy transition is reflected in the wide-ranging nationally determined contribution targets set for reducing greenhouse gases. An immediate quick win for the renewable energy transition is the harnessing […]