Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Three out of four office buildings in Singapore are wasting energy because of inefficient air-conditioning systems, according to media reports. A Singapore building of 20,000 square metres spends us $41,250 each month on air-conditioning, when an energy-efficient building would require only us $12,650. "Most owners don't have a clue as to how their offices are energy inefficient," said Lee Siew Eang, an associate professor at the National University of Singapore.