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agriculture-rice-export-marketexpress-in

Can ASEAN benefit from the EU’s green agriculture push?

The EU wants to champion “green agriculture” in Southeast Asia. But limited trade relations, regulatory nightmares and distrust could stymie it. As manufacturing and tourism collapsed in the three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Southeast Asian governments...

container-port-performance-index-marketexpress-in

Container Port Performance Index: Some Thoughts for Action

In the times when supply-chain resiliency is an important pillar of any nation’s external economic engagements, the release of the Container Port Performance Index Report 2021 is not only timely but is indeed eye-opening for...

hydrogen-marketexpress-in

Hydrogen: What’s the big deal?

Hydrogen has been hyped as key to a global energy transition. After a slow start, it has received a boost from a Canada-Germany deal. So what does the future hold for the low-carbon fuel? Hydrogen...

heating-climate-change-marketexpress-in

Heating in a climate friendly way without fossil fuels

Many countries have heating systems that still run on coal, oil and gas. But relying on these fossil fuels to keep us warm through winter adds to CO2 emissions. So what are some of the...

minimalist-mindset-marketexpress-in

Can a minimalist mindset help save the planet?

Less is more, according to a growing movement of minimalists. They say a clean space can clear the head, but could it also draw a link between personal and planetary well-being? If everybody lived in...

climate-change-marketexpress-in

Climate change has become a health emergency

Climate change poses a major threat to the health of the world’s children and may shape the future of a whole generation if global temperatures are not kept well below 2°C, new research shows. Pediatricians...

microplastics-dirty-nappies-marketexpress.in

Microplastics: Airing my dirty (nappies) laundry in public

Modern cloth nappies are a convenient alternative to disposables. But in trying to solve one environmental problem, are they contributing to another? Samantha Early aired her dirty laundry in public to find some answers. The...

climate-crisis

Climate crisis: Is travel writing — or even traveling — still morally legitimate?

As we grapple with climate change, travel journalist Paul Sullivan considers the cognitive and moral dissonance involved in selling destinations at a time when the planet needs us to be traveling less. It was while...

local-currencies-environment

Can local currencies help the environment?

Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party have introduced a local currency. Does it work? Long known for...

net-zero-emissions

Net-zero by 2050: What does it mean?

The EU is expected to commit to going carbon neutral. But what will net-zero emissions mean in practice? What are negative emissions, and why do we need them? DW unpicks the jargon. With the Paris...

e-waste

5 things you need to know about e-waste

Never have we been in possession of as many electronic gadgets as now, in this brave new world or ours. But what happens to them when they stop working? All too often… not that much. ...

globalization-4.0

Globalization 4.0 — just another Davos buzzword?

Globalization needs a serious update; otherwise, we’re all doomed. So says the World Economic Forum — which brought us the earlier, defective versions. “Globalization 4.0” — you might be forgiven for rolling your eyes at...