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Lao PDR: New Project to Protect Landscapes and Enhance Livelihoods

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$57 million project to help Lao PDR promote sustainable forest management, improve protected area management, and enhance livelihoods opportunities in eight provinces across the country. Project funding comes from the World Bank’s International Development Association, with contributions from the Global Environment Facility and the Canada-World […]

Experts map benefits of alternative energy in face of future demand

Several reports have shed light on the benefits of renewable energy adoption in the creation of jobs and providing cheaper, cleaner electricity while reducing the risks associated with climate change.

NEO achieves net zero carbon energy emission

MANILA, Philippines — Green office developer and property manager NEO achieved net zero carbon energy across its portfolio, fully powered by renewable energy from the Aboitiz Group.

DOE requires solar, renewable energy technologies in buildings

MANILA, Philippines—Solar photovoltaic and renewable energy (RE) technologies are now required in new and existing buildings after the Department of Energy issued a policy on the adoption of the guidelines of energy conservation.  

Singapore’s push for green infrastructure bonds will spur private sector into action, say experts

Singapore’s plan to fund infrastructure projects with green bonds is set to “spur” the private sector into action, paving the way for a steady supply and demand for green financing, industry experts told CNA. Melissa Goh with more.

Cashing in on Sino-US ‘green’ race

After taking office as the president of the United States last month, Joe Biden has been translating his campaign promises on climate change into action, with the support from the young, progressive wing in the Democrat party. Among the highlights in his proposals include pledges for net-zero emissions and a 100% clean energy economy by […]

Senators set scrutiny of Duterte government’s energy transition plan

The Senate is poised to mount an inquiry to scrutinize the Duterte administration’s energy transition plan in the wake of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) imposition of a ban against new coal-powered plants to fast-track the shift to cleaner energy.

Smart Cities In The Post COVID-19 Era

Cities are home to most of the world’s population and where problems and solutions meet. They are centres of economic growth and innovation. However, the high concentration of people and economic activities in cities make them most vulnerable to various disasters, epidemics and pandemics.

EDC taps French firm to transform plastic wastes into housing materials

Geothermal power producer Energy Development Corp. said Friday it teamed up with Plastic Flamingo of France for its plastic-to-shelter project as part of its mission to achieve a regenerative and decarbonized future.  

Ministry outlines key energy developments

In a bid to increase production of the country’s downstream sector, Brunei Fertilizer Industries (BFI) will start operations in the third quarter of this year, with a production capacity of 3,900 metric tonnes per day of urea.