Planet
Planet

Planet

This is where we re-examine and redefine our responsibility towards the environment. We dissect issues on climate emergency, biodiversity, alternative energy sources, future fuels, new technologies, and water & air quality, among other things, to see how corporations can assume a bigger role to make a difference.

sharks, shark, ocean, ecosystem
18 MAY 2022 Article
7 min read
Sharks on the brink
Climate change is threatening the survival of sharks. And not only are they in danger, but their disappearance could have...
Green leadership, green, plant
10 MAY 2022 Article
6 min read
Green leadership: paving the way to a net-zero future
If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s how much our actions affect the planet. The world...
field, agriculture, farmer, Asia
20 APR 2022 Article
5 min read
Climate change action: now or never
The window of opportunity to mitigate climate change is speedily narrowing. The IPCC’s latest report shows us...
factory, pollution, nuclear
30 MAR 2022 Article
7 min read
Is the EU’s climate policy overhaul ambitious enough to meet its carbon targets?
The EU has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and cut...
Underwater, farm, diver, ocean, plants, Ocean Reef
23 MAR 2022 Article
10 min read
Is underwater farming the way forward?
The rising demand for food and the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture demand new solutions. The...
ship, container ship, vessel, waves, shipping
16 MAR 2022 Article
7 min read
How climate change is impacting shipping and maritime trade
Extreme weather events are becoming the ‘new normal’ due to climate change and the...
Ocean, currents, sea
2 MAR 2022 Article
9 min read
What does the collapse of ocean currents mean for the world?
Major systems of ocean currents help regulate the weather globally and the Atlantic...
Antarctica, ice, arctic sea, boat, expedition
23 FEB 2022 Article
7 min read
The tip of the iceberg: why preserving Antarctica’s oceans matters
Could establishing the world’s largest Marine Protected Area in the Weddell Sea...
Puffin, biodiversity, species, bird, birds, extinction
16 FEB 2022 Article
7 min read
New species update to focus on recovery over loss
The IUCN’s new Green Status of Species shows how well species have recovered. Can these latest...
Forest
1 FEB 2022 Article
3 min read
Twentyfour7. Insights Year 2021: 281 content pieces consumed for half a million times, and 112 tons of carbon to be stored
The whole Insights team...
Geothermal energy, energy, geothermal, power plant
26 JAN 2022 Article
6 min read
Zero-emission energy: Not all wind and solar
Niche renewable energy sources, like geothermal and wave, have a key role to play in the transition to...
finance, investment, green finance, money
19 JAN 2022 Article
5 min read
Sustainable investors stay focused on their own backyard
Sustainable investing is now mainstream, but it is not going to where it would have the...
Satellite, space, data
5 JAN 2022 Article
7 min read
On climate change, numbers don’t lie
Every day we are presented with numbers, figures, and projections that tell us about the state of the climate...
city, Dubai
29 DEC 2021 Article
7 min read
Laying the foundation for life on a warmer, wetter planet
As the realities of climate change become more evident, people are learning to live with...
Galapagos islands, island, nature
15 DEC 2021 Article
5 min read
What happens when nature is given political rights?
Developing nations have taken the lead on enshrining environmental protection while some western...
Farmer, agriculture
8 DEC 2021 Article
7 min read
How industries are adapting to a warmer planet
As climate change continues to pose pressing threats, industries are taking measures to adapt to a...
Smart Technology Hub, hackaton
2 DEC 2021 Article
5 min read
STHEC - The Smart Technology Hub Ecosystem Challenge
Collaboration is everything in an increasingly connected world. Wärtsilä has embraced the...
recycling
1 DEC 2021 Article
7 min read
Lightweighting – are we doing the right thing?
What is lightweighting and can it be used as a force for good? We take a deep dive into the subject...
girl, Africa, water, climate change
29 NOV 2021 Article
7 min read
COP26: Keeping 1.5 degrees alive
Two weeks ago, delegates representing 90% of the world’s population assembled at the COP26 meet in Glasgow to...
24 NOV 2021 Article
7 min read
Using the past to predict the future of sea levels
Historical data is crucial for predicting the rate, extent, and consequences of rising sea...
Dry, plant, climate change, desert
27 OCT 2021 Article
6 min read
Code red for humanity – stopping climate change
IPCC’s latest report on climate change has shocked the world and rang alarm bells about the impact...
Green, money, investment, green investment
29 SEP 2021 Article
7 min read
Can debt relief spur action on climate change?
Economists say debt forgiveness can be used to help low- and middle-income countries fight climate...
Clean energy, wind power
23 SEP 2021 Article
6 min read
How a grand challenge economy can benefit business and the planet
Making big changes to establish business practices can be daunting, but when it...
COVID stocks
22 SEP 2021 Article
7 min read
What might hold back a vaccine-fuelled recovery?
As an increasing number of people receive the COVID-19 vaccine, there are growing expectations of a...