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2018/11/22 | Nate Maynard
Taiwanese Companies Commit to 100% Renewables, Despite a Dirty Grid
The first of what might eventually be a flood of Taiwanese companies have committed to sourcing 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.
2018/10/01 | Nate Maynard
ANALYSIS: The Difficult Truth About Sustainability and Bio-Plastics
The world is rushing towards embracing bio-plastics because they sound like a nice alternative to banned single-use plastics, but the truth is that in most cases bio-plastics are not biodegradable.
2018/07/17 | Eileen Nasert
OPINION: How to Reduce Hong Kong’s Plastic Waste in 5 Steps
All of Hong Kong's remaining landfills are expected to reach capacity before 2020. With waste exports to China off the table, sustainable action is needed – fast.
2018/07/09 | Mongabay
The Crushing Carbon Cost of Palm Oil Plantations
New research has found that each hectare of rainforest used for oil palm production is responsible for even higher carbon emissions than originally believed.
2017/11/22 | Dinah Gardner
Don't Let Taiwan Draw the Short Straw on Sustainability
 Regulating single-use straws would put Taiwan on the map for having advanced environmental policy ahead of any other country in the region.
2017/10/31 |
Building a More Sustainable Belt and Road
China’s Belt and Road Initiative involves significant risk in investing in countries and projects that have failed to attract financing elsewhere. More multilateral financing can help ensure that these projects are environmentally sustainable rather than under-utilized white elephants.
2017/10/01 | The Third Pole
Soaked China Sees ‘Sponge Cities’ as Flood Solution
Permeable surfaces and green infrastructure are essential to absorbing rainwater, but China needs strong environmental governance and investment for this initiative to succeed.
2017/07/18 | Shannon Lin
PHOTO STORY: Sustainable Grain Cropping and 'Adopting' a Paddy Field on Taiwan's Northeast Coast
A new venture between local farmers and an agricultural company are letting people experience the life of a rice farmer in Yilan county.
2017/03/17 | Robert Falkner
Book Review: Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions
In Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions, Benjamin J. Sovacool, Marilyn A. Brown and Scott V. Valentine provide an essential guide to the international debate on how to create a more sustainable energy system by probing into some of the key areas of contention. Dr. Robert Falkner highly recommends this volume as a tour de force that will be of utility to students, researchers and practitioners seeking to better understand global energy policy.
2016/07/11 | The Japan Times
Protecting Pacific Bluefin Tuna
The Pacific bluefin tuna population has fallen to just 2.6% of its population before large-scale commercial fishing started.