Food security in Asia
Too many Asians live in a state of food insecurity, not only those still living in poverty, but also those who are just above the line in the "lower-middle class" category, living on only $2-$4 a day.
Energy security: one of Asia's top priorities
Energy security, efficiency and sustainability are top priorities for developing Asia, according to Emanuele Schibotto.
Connecting the policy dots in food, energy and water
Much wastage of food, energy and water can be avoided if countries just take an integrated approach, argues Asit K. Biswas, Founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management, and Leong Ching.
Asia: give renewable energy a chance!
Asia's very rich renewable energy resources like solar, wind and geothermal have the potential to help the region meet its energy challenge in the Asian Century.
Japan: towards a renewable energy future?
Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan has the opportunity to chart a new future based on renewable energy, writes Aline Schaltz from Tokyo's Sophia University.
Japan's energy challenges
Japan's energy policy challenges of energy security, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability -- the "3Es" -- have only become more challenging following the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
CSR in Japan
Japan has a very strong commitment to corporate social responsibility in the environment area, Anbumozhi Venkatachalam explained in his excellent lecture at Tokyo's Sophia University.
Strong Regulatory Push Can Jumpstart the Dormant Biomass Sector in Indonesia
A strong regulatory push can jumpstart the dormant biomass sector in Indonesia argues Frost & Sullivan's Harsh Thacker.
Singapore’s growth story holds lessons for water-scarce China
Singapore’s leaders realised 40 years ago that it is much more expensive for a society to live in a polluted environment than a clean one, argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
Job vacancy: green accountant in Malaysia
Green jobs are not an option. They are a must to drive businesses that strive to go green, writes Frost & Sullivan's Melvin Leong.
How to keep the taps running
Although Singapore is in a better position than many other drought-hit countries, it is time to come up with a drought response plan, argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
Has Myanmar ‘Switched On’ Power Yet?
Has Myanmar ‘Switched On’ Power Yet, asks Frost & Sullivan's Vishal Narain?
Pros and cons of shale gas for China
Shale gas in China could become a game changer. Asit Biswas, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, and Julian Kirchherr explore the pros and cons.
Pros and cons of PPPs in water sector
China should be able to structure new
generation of PPPs in the water sector which would be more successful than the existing ones, argue Zhang Yingxin Louisa and Asit Biswas.
Prelude to a water and economic crisis?
Steady deterioration of water bodies is one of the most pressing problems facing the world today, especially in Asia, argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
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