December 27, 2021
K-pop Fandom’s Climate Change Rebellion
By Mai Anna Pressley
Socially conscious K-pop fans are demanding more from South Korean entertainment companies. Can this lead to meaningful adoption of environmental policies in the industry?
December 09, 2021
India and China Can Quit Coal Earlier, But the World Must Work Alongside Them
By Beibei Yin
We need a much more ambitious global partnership on the phasing out of coal, one that thinks and acts beyond what is perceived as feasible today.
November 09, 2021
Judith Shapiro on the Future of China’s Climate Policy
By Jesse Turland
A discussion of China’s role at COP26, the significance of China’s blackouts induced by coal shortages, and future directions China’s climate policy might take.
November 05, 2021
Taking the Climate Crisis Seriously Requires Ambitious Anti-Corruption Solutions
By Ian J. Lynch and Maja Groff
The climate change movement should recognize the threat grand corruption poses to achieving its goals.
November 01, 2021
Why Is It So Hard for the World to Quit Coal?
By Aniruddha Ghosal
The lives and livelihoods of nearly 4 million people in India are directly or indirectly linked to coal.
October 26, 2021
Can COP26 Become a Turning Point for Gender Responsive Climate Action?
By Mohammad Naciri, Samantha Hung, and Sun-Ah Kim
Any meaningful international effort to address climate change must have women and girls at its center.
October 15, 2021
A Turning Point for Renewable Energy in Indonesia?
By Massita Ayu Cindy and Vivi Fitriyanti
President Jokowi's administration seems poised to break through the regulatory bottlenecks that have long held back the country's renewable energy ambitions.
October 14, 2021
Indonesia’s Climate Commitments Ahead of the COP-26 Summit
By Noto Suoneto
The upcoming climate summit offers President Joko Widodo an opportunity to realize his vision of Indonesia as a “bridge builder” and global problem solver.
September 21, 2021
Carbon Capture is the Key to Indonesia’s Net-Zero Emissions Future
By Haryanto and Filda C. Yusgiantoro
While obstacles remain, the technology could help transform Indonesia into a regional leader in renewable energy.
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.
August 20, 2021
The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
By Pascale Hunt
While the country revises coal-based plans for power generation, a youth-led movement is calling for foreign energy financiers to back a “just transition.”