Source: Pursuit Date: 12 August 2020  Climate extremes are not going away during the pandemic, testing water management to its limits. We need robust inter-disciplinary solutions from climate and social scientists, engineers and lawyers. The United Nations recently announced that prog...
Source: Channel News Asia Date: 3 August 2020 The Australian bushfires from September last year to early February are proof to many people that man-made or "anthropogenic" climate change is real and threatening. But for some Australians involved in the coal-mining industry, the fires seeme...
Source: The Conversation Date: 10 July 2020 Each year, the total amount of electric and electronic equipment the world uses grows by 2.5 million tonnes. Phones, radios, toys, laptops – if it has a power or battery supply it's likely to join a growing mountain of "e-waste" after use. In 2019 alo...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 15 July 2020 Emissions of methane -- a planet-warming gas several times more potent than carbon dioxide -- have risen by nine percent in a decade driven by mankind's insatiable hunger for energy and food, a major international study concluded Wednesday. Methane (C...
Source: ARUP, AnteaGroup and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Date: October 2018 Water systems intersect with all sections of society and industry and opportunities exist in these interfaces to create additional value by application of Circular Economy principles. This white paper postulates...
Source: The World Bank Date: 22 June 2020 The Indonesia Public Expenditure Review (PER) aims to support the Government of Indonesia in identifying key constraints to efficient and effective public spending and offer ways to improve the spending quality to achieve Indonesia's development objecti...
Source: World BankDate: 22 June 2020 Every industry, sector, and economy has suffered from the devastating effects of COVID-19. The irrigation and drainage (I&D) sector is no exception, as the pandemic continues to have complex and far-reaching impacts across the water-energy-ecosystem-food nexu...
Abstract This international literature review of the tourism–water nexus identifies a gender gap. Tourism development can affect water supply both quantitatively and qualitatively. Many regions will face considerable problems of water availability and quality, affecting their tourism sector and incr...
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations As the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011–2020 comes to a close and countries prepare to adopt a post-2020 global biodiversity framework, this edition of The State of the World's Forests (SOFO) examines the contributions of...
This study is made by the Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development (MESD) Centre of Excellence and has received research funding from the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI).  Launched in October 2017, Maritime Energy & Sustainable Development (MESD) Centre of Excellence is jointly...
On average, the shipping sector is responsible for 3% of annual global green-house gas emissions on a CO2-equivalent basis. International shipping represents around 9% of the global emissions associated with the transport sector. This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) exp...
Source: Advanced Science NewsDate: 20 May 2020 A promising approach to establishing a circular water economy and improved technologies requires active involvement and collaboration from all members of society. Onboard the International Space Station (ISS), one liter of water costs more than 10,000 E...
Source: World Resources Institute  Indonesia is one of the world's largest emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG). For the past two decades, GHG emissions have increased from almost all sectors, such as land-use (defined as land use, land-use change, and forestry including peat fires), energy, agri...
Source: Academia Identification of vegetation density using remote sensing can be done through the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) approach. This research aims to estimate the runoff coefficient using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) at Welang Watershed, Pasuruan District,...
Clean water and sanitation are essential for human life. Each person requires at least 20 to 50 liters of clean water each day for drinking, cooking, and hygiene. Unfortunately, half of the world population still lacks access to clean water and sanitation. The more dire condition can be felt in conf...