Isabel Hilton is CEO and Editor of chinadialogue
A new report grapples with the complex challenges of climate risk assessment, and urges governments to adopt a cross-disciplinary, holistic approach at the highest political level
The Guardian newspaper has waged an unprecedented campaign to keep fossil fuels "in the ground" as part of the fight against climate change. The paper's editor Alan Rusbridger tells chinadialogue about the reasons why
Wrangling over the costs of dealing with climate change remains a sore point at climate talks, but the private sector is now more awake to low-carbon energy
Powerful interest groups are holding back the transition to a more sustainable model by constraining the role of citizens
The architect of Afghanistan's first environmental law, Mustafa Zahir, speaks about the conflicting challenges of developing his country's natural resources
China's policies for its cities are of global importance, argues chinadialogue editor Isabel Hilton
As Taiwan’s first Culture Minister, author and social critic Lung Ying-Tai is now working to change the system from within. chinadialogue caught up with her in London
While many were disappointed by Rio+20, European Environment Agency chief Jacqueline McGlade hails a breakthrough in data sharing. Here she speaks to Isabel Hilton about the lessons for Asia.
Rising Chinese demand for imported foods is raising local concerns about pollution and disease, from the farms of the United States to the sea lochs of Scotland, finds Isabel Hilton.
In Winner Take All, Dambisa Moyo claims to redefine the debate about global resource consumption and China’s role. But there is less to this book than meets the eye, says Isabel Hilton.
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Will Ban Ki-moon’s one-day climate summit succeed in galvanising world leaders to action?
As New York Climate Week gets under way, a group of prominent CEOs insist that low carbon practices boost profits
The price of environmental degradation and pollution is expressed in human suffering, in impaired development, in remediation costs, in lost days and lower quality of life
In the future, Chinese companies will need to limit and to take responsibility for the environmental harm they do, says chinadialogue editor Isabel Hilton
The Yarlung Tsangpo river system is vulnerable to short term exploitation as India and China race to stake pre-emptive claims
China's leaders may finally have recognised the need to start factoring environmental protection into economic planning, suggests Isabel Hilton
A new study published in Nature predicts that methane released as the Arctic melts would bring forward the 2 degree warming threshold and cost the global economy trillions
An oil spill from a ruptured pipeline in Ecuador has affected neighbouring Peru and is now moving towards Brazil
China’s production of disposable chopsticks reaches 80 billion a year, causing 20 million trees to be felled
Thirty-three major US companies have signed an appeal to congress to act on climate change, calling the green economy a major opportunity