Extinguishing a Point of Contention: Examining Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia
By Lauren Mai
The region's toxic air pollution is a regional problem requiring a coordinated regional solution.
Malaysia Calls for Regional Action to Tackle Transboundary Haze
By Sebastian Strangio
ASEAN's current regional mechanisms have seemingly done little to prevent the deterioration of the region's air quality over the past two decades.
Clearing the Skies: Addressing Jakarta’s Air Pollution Problem
By Edward Parker
Reducing the dense smog that settles over the Indonesian capital each dry season will require a multifaceted approach.
Malaysia Could Shut Schools Due to Spiking Air Pollution
By Sebastian Strangio
This year has seen the worst air pollution since 2019, due to the effects of the El Nino weather pattern.
Indonesia’s New Capital Must Learn From Jakarta’s Hideous Pollution Problem
By Michael Suryaprawira and Vivid Amalia Khusna
There are measures that the government can take to avoid the smog that periodically blankets the center of the capital.
Bringing Clean Air to 4 Billion People in Asia
By Kaoru Akahoshi and Eric Zusman
To tackle air pollution, we need solutions that break down boundaries - between countries, regions, and diverse stakeholders.
North Korea: The Missing Link in Northeast Asia's Air Pollution Fight
By Jihyun Cha and Taeheon Lee
South Korea and China have made progress in addressing the deadly issue of fine dust, but North Korea’s engagement is necessary too.
Pollution Like Snow: A Mongolian Winter
By Peter Bittner
Mongolia’s true wintertime foe isn’t the cold or the snow. It’s the horrendous air pollution in Ulaanbaatar.
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
By Tyler Roney
China's new environmental protection law looks good on paper, but will it be put into practice?
What Can The US Environmental Protection Agency Teach China?
By Shannon Tiezzi
US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is in China this week to highlight the need for US-China cooperation.
Water Scarcity and Social Equality in China
By tackling water scarcity head on, Beijing is improving social equality and fostering sustainable development.
Choking to Death:Health Consequences of Air Pollution in China
According to a Chinese public health expert, the nation’s poor air quality is worse than SARS.