CategoryEnvironment and Sustainability
Hong Kong must have a hard look at its continued dependence on the mainland for its water supply and what it costs. Singaporean water policy researcher Shanisse Goh offers lessons for the city to be self-reliant when it comes to water.Continue Reading
An uncompromising push for development has come at heavy price.Continue Reading
Large swaths of Asia could have serious water shortages by 2050 due to economic and population growth and climate change, a 2016 study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology showed. …Continue Reading
The size of Singapore’s bottled water industry–SGD 134 million–reflects a society that is comfortable with spending millions of extra dollars and producing tonnes of plastic waste; despite having access to …Continue Reading
Agent of change, commitment mechanism and sparring partner: These are roles that private operators can take on when it comes to water provision. Olivia Jensen and Jean-Michel Herrewyn explain, in the first of a two-part series.Continue Reading
India is facing a perfect storm in managing water.
Centuries of mismanagement, political and institutional incompetence, indifference at central, state and municipal levels, a steadily increasing population that will reach …Continue Reading