Climate heating is as bad for the planet as it is for people. GovInsider hears from population health experts at a recent roundtable to understand why Southeast Asia is particularly vulnerable to heat-related climate risks, and what the region can do about it.
The Singapore International Energy Week saw global leaders share insights on how countries can secure a sustainable and resilient energy future by accelerating low carbon solutions and renewable energy trade.
For Zero Emissions Day, GovInsider speaks to experts on whether the region is on track to meeting its proposed renewable energy goals by 2025, and surveys the key elements that will drive the decarbonisation of ASEAN’s power grid.
On the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Singapore Ambassador Tommy Koh gives a behind-the-scenes view of the negotiations that took place at the 1992 Rio Declaration, and shares his thoughts on how far humanity has come since then.
Sustainable trade in biodiversity products can help to protect Southeast Asia’s natural habitat, build community enterprises and satisfy commercial imperatives all at once. A project in Laos and another in Myanmar point a way forward.
With a little help from cloud technology, improved regulation and smart design, nature-based solutions can solve many challenges, experts told GovInsider’s recent Festival of Innovation.
Meet the public sector officers who will be speaking at our upcoming Festival of Innovation, 13th – 14th July.
Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si Director General of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development shares how the organisation is championing sustainable agriculture and improving the country’s agricultural productivity.
Shahrukh Khan, National Coordinator at Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation Pakistan, shares how the organisation is improving water use efficiency and lowering methane emissions from rice crops.
Shawn Huang, Member of Parliament in the Jurong Spring ward, shares how electrical vehicles can transform the shared mobility space in Singapore.
Professors from Cornell University and the University of Auckland highlight alternative methods to sustainably deal with Covid-19 waste.
Members from the Coastal Sustainability Alliance share how the group is using cutting-edge tech like electric vessels, AI and digital twins to green Singapore’s shores.
Interview with Ehsan Gul, Head of Experimentation at UNDP Pakistan Accelerator Lab.
Chong Mien Ling, Chief Sustainability Officer at PUB shares how the water agency can meet the nation’s water needs while going carbon free.