Asia and climate change
March 01, 2023
In the Face of Climate Change, the Pacific Leads Boldly
By Jon Letman
Seven years after the Paris Agreement, Pacific Islanders demonstrate leadership and resolve in the face of the climate crisis.
September 17, 2021
How Asia Can Achieve a Just Energy Transition in a Post-COVID World
By Nithi Nesadurai and Hang Dao
A just transition to renewable energy is not just good for the environment, it’s great for the economy, too.
August 31, 2021
Climate Change Is the Biggest Threat to Indian Ocean Security
By Arjun Gargeyas
The climate crisis requires collective action, and should serve as a catalyst for the revival of the Indian Ocean Rim Association.
June 04, 2021
Can South Korea Keep up its Momentum on Climate after the P4G Seoul Summit?
By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea has a chance to close the gap between rhetoric and action on climate change.
February 26, 2020
Will Climate Change Derail the ‘Asian Century’?
By Andreas Unterstaller
Climate change could bring an untimely end to the story of a rising Asia.
December 28, 2019
Asia Is Becoming a World Leader in Electric Public Transportation
By Jenna Tsui
Asian cities are among the few adding EVs to their public transportation fleets.
March 28, 2018
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
By Nithin Coca
If things don’t change, the world’s most ignored big emitter could be the one that dooms the global climate.
October 30, 2017
Climate Change: The New Asian Drama
By Neil Bhatiya
The global fight against climate change will be won or lost in Asia.
August 09, 2017
Why Resilient Cities Are Important to ASEAN's Future
By Ashvin Dayal
To sustain ASEAN’s economic progress over the next 50 years, its leaders must commit to focusing on climate change.
August 02, 2017
Is the AIIB Really 'Lean, Clean, and Green'?
By Lowell Chow
AIIB’s “lean, clean, and green” pledge delivers a catchy slogan, but here is why some are unconvinced.
July 17, 2017
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
By Anthony Fensom
The ADB predicts "drastic changes" that could pose an "existential threat" to some Asian countries.
November 02, 2016
China's Climate Change Chief on Trump: Wise Leaders Don't Resist Global Trends
By Catherine Putz
As Paris agreement goes into force later this week, the world wonders if the next U.S. president will withdraw from it.
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