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Plenty of Fish in the Sea? Food Security in the Indian Ocean
August 24, 2012
Plenty of Fish in the Sea? Food Security in the Indian Ocean
Climate change along with illegal, unreported and overfishing could disturb a vital balance in the Indian Ocean.
Plenty of Fish in the Sea? Food Security in the Indian Ocean
A Bad Year for Climate Talk?
June 15, 2012
A Bad Year for Climate Talk?
Climate change has been in the news this week. But don’t expect U.S. presidential candidates to make a fuss.
A Bad Year for Climate Talk?
Exploiting the Arctic
June 05, 2012
Exploiting the Arctic
The Arctic’s Northeast Passage is likely to become increasingly traversable. But who will make the rules?
Exploiting the Arctic
China's Multifaceted Coal Problem
May 29, 2012
China's Multifaceted Coal Problem
China’s heavy reliance on coal isn’t only about climate change. Coal ash and polluted water are also a problem.
China's Multifaceted Coal Problem
Tackling China's Toxic Factories
February 17, 2012
Tackling China's Toxic Factories
Transparency is key to cleaning up China’s factories. Undercover young environmentalists are trying to help.
Tackling China's Toxic Factories
China Holds Key to Climate Change
February 16, 2012
China Holds Key to Climate Change
Progress over climate change depends largely on the actions individual major carbon emitters, particularly China – not U.N. summits. But is the political courage there to exact change?
China Holds Key to Climate Change
Santorum and Foreign Policy
February 09, 2012
Santorum and Foreign Policy
Rick Santorum shook the Republican primary race with three wins Tuesday. What would his foreign policy look like?
Santorum and Foreign Policy
The Road to Rio+20
February 01, 2012
The Road to Rio+20
This year’s Rio+20 U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development has big implications, including for Asia.
The Road to Rio+20
Politics and Climate Change
January 24, 2012
Politics and Climate Change
Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney seems to have cooled on climate change. Do they mean what they say, or said?
Politics and Climate Change
To Tax, Or Not to Carbon Tax?
December 06, 2011
To Tax, Or Not to Carbon Tax?
As the Durban conference on climate change continues, does the debate over a carbon tax in Australia offer any useful lessons for gathered delegates?
To Tax, Or Not to Carbon Tax?
Indonesia's Military and Climate
July 14, 2011
Indonesia's Military and Climate
Indonesia faces a serious threat to its human security from climate change. Its military needs to step up.
Indonesia's Military and Climate
Climate Policy After the Crisis
April 29, 2011
Climate Policy After the Crisis
The earthquake that hit Japan was a tragedy. But it could still prod the country toward a solid climate change policy.
Climate Policy After the Crisis
Another Climate Deadlock
April 18, 2011
Another Climate Deadlock
When climate change negotiators can barely agree on an agenda, it’s hard to be optimistic about such UN gatherings. Stephen Minas reports from Bangkok.
Another Climate Deadlock
Asia-Pacific’s Annus Horribilis
April 06, 2011
Asia-Pacific’s Annus Horribilis
Massive flooding, a cyclone, catastrophic earthquakes and a nuclear crisis—there are plenty of lessons for Asia-Pacific leaders to learn.
Asia-Pacific’s Annus Horribilis
Japan's Hard Green Line
December 08, 2010
Japan's Hard Green Line
Tokyo’s surprising stance at the Cancun meet may stimulate talk. But its own environmental policy is still insufficient.
Japan's Hard Green Line
Asia’s Biodiversity Challenge
October 25, 2010
Asia’s Biodiversity Challenge
The Diplomat speaks with Ahmed Djoghlaf, executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, about the ongoing COP10 conference.
Asia’s Biodiversity Challenge
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