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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
Bangladesh—Eco Symbol?
May 28, 2010
Bangladesh—Eco Symbol?
Often derided as a basket case, Bangladesh might just have a thing or two to show the world about tackling climate change.
Bangladesh—Eco Symbol?
March 26, 2010
Death of an Island
The submergence of an island upends conflict and climate conventional wisdom.
Death of an Island
Water, Water, Nowhere
March 08, 2010
Water, Water, Nowhere
Water, Water, Nowhere
February 25, 2010
Climate Change = War?
Missed in the debate over climate change has been the strategic implications, says Rajeev Sharma. In Asia they could be catastrophic.
Climate Change = War?
December 26, 2009
Climate Change's First Refugees
Pacific island nations are on the frontline of climate change, yet despite being seen as the first ‘victims,’ many are re-positioning themselves to lead the world in renewable energy infrastructure, writes Ben Bohane.
Climate Change's First Refugees
Taking the Hope out of 'Hopenhagen'
December 21, 2009
Taking the Hope out of 'Hopenhagen'
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Taking the Hope out of 'Hopenhagen'
Shifting Gears, Running Out of Road
December 16, 2009
Shifting Gears, Running Out of Road
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Shifting Gears, Running Out of Road
Where are the Sherpas Taking Us?
December 11, 2009
Where are the Sherpas Taking Us?
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Where are the Sherpas Taking Us?
Biggest Show on Earth
December 09, 2009
Biggest Show on Earth
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Biggest Show on Earth
An Interview with Howard Dean
November 16, 2009
An Interview with Howard Dean
The doyen of the Democratic Party discusses Afghanistan, China, North Korea, Obama and the GFC with Daniel Collings.
An Interview with Howard Dean
October 22, 2009
Is Japan's Future Sustainable?
By the second quarter of this century, Asia will be the centre of gravity of the world economy and China will be leading the world. But while the US used ‘democracy’ as its defining diplomatic principle in the 20th century, the big question is–what will China use?
Is Japan's Future Sustainable?
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