Race to Zero in Asia and the Pacific: Our Hopes in the Climate Fight
By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
39 countries have committed to carbon neutrality and net zero between 2050 and 2060. This momentum needs to accelerate like a bullet train.
Why Asia Needs ‘Just Climate Finance’
By Mickey Eva
We are now facing not just a climate crisis, but also an inequality crisis. COP27 must address both challenges by financing a just climate transition.
Solar Energy Project Leaves Uzbek Women in the Dark
By Nina Lesikhina
Solar energy may be a great solution to the climate change problem, but local communities must benefit first.
How Energy is Aiding ASEAN’s Post-Pandemic Recovery
By Helena Aurellia and Gabriella Ienanto
The energy sector is in a good position to drive ASEAN's recovery and its transition to a greener economy.
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.
Climate Change Is a Test for Asia’s Tech Titans
By Xueying Wu
As extreme weather intensifies, companies like Samsung, Toshiba, and Alibaba must commit to renewable energy.
Indonesia Needs to Seek Out Alternative Sources for Biofuel
By Haryanto and Filda Citra Yusgiantoro
The country has abundant resources of biomass, a great potential source of renewable energy.
Are Japan and South Korea Serious About Ending Coal Financing in Southeast Asia?
By James Guild
A pledge to curtail financing for coal projects has come amid a rash of new coal-fired power plant investments.
The Political Economy of Thailand’s Renewable Energy Ambitions
By James Guild
How did Thailand grow its nascent renewable energy sector?
Clare Richardson-Barlow on East Asia’s Turn to Renewable Energy
By Catherine Putz
On paper, East Asian countries are moving aggressively toward renewable energy. On the ground, however, things are more complicated.
China’s New Carbon Neutrality Commitment Will Affect Global Energy Security
By Niharika Tagotra
President Xi’s announcement yesterday at the U.N. General Assembly will have economic as well as geopolitical ramifications.
Developing Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Industry
By Thoi Nguyen
Renewable energy is a fast-growing sector in Asian countries, broadly, and Vietnam could benefit from investment in the sector.