Innovative regulations to reduce pollution
Our research has found inducing firms to be more transparent about how much they pollute could improve the effectiveness of environmental regulations.
The cost of air pollution in South Africa
Developing countries like South Africa have a heavy reliance on fossil fuels, resulting in productivity losses and mortality due to high concentrations of air pollution,...
Star power: Maharashtra starts rating industries by...
An Indian state programme is aiming to curb air pollution by facilitating transparency in industry emissions, using ratings and targets that the public can view...
Solar power for street vendors
Although energy poverty is usually considered a rural phenomenon, rapid urban growth in developing countries is aggravating the problem of electricity shortages in urban areas
Climate change: won or lost in cities or by cities?
Extinction Rebellion disrupted London and brought many transport routes to a standstill on Easter Weekend in 2019. A key demand for the direct action group was for the...
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