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Asia-Pacific Impacts of the New Global Development Agenda
September 29, 2015
Asia-Pacific Impacts of the New Global Development Agenda
The 2030 Agenda has vital implications for Asia and the Pacific.
Asia-Pacific Impacts of the New Global Development Agenda
Xi Jinping Pledges Cap-and-Trade Scheme for China
September 27, 2015
Xi Jinping Pledges Cap-and-Trade Scheme for China
Years in the making, an important new climate change policy is announced.
Xi Jinping Pledges Cap-and-Trade Scheme for China
After a Court Order, Pakistan Will Have to Clamp Down on Climate Change
September 26, 2015
After a Court Order, Pakistan Will Have to Clamp Down on Climate Change
A Pakistani judge, citing climate change as the most serious threat facing Pakistan, has ordered the government to act.
After a Court Order, Pakistan Will Have to Clamp Down on Climate Change
6 Takeaways from Xi Jinping's US Visit
September 26, 2015
6 Takeaways from Xi Jinping's US Visit
Cyber issues, the South China Sea disputes, economic issues, and military-to-military ties all featured on the Xi-Obama agenda.
6 Takeaways from Xi Jinping's US Visit
US, India Expand Strategic and Commercial Ties
September 24, 2015
US, India Expand Strategic and Commercial Ties
The United States and India wrapped up their first-ever Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.
US, India Expand Strategic and Commercial Ties
US-China: Climate Change Challenge and Opportunity
September 09, 2015
US-China: Climate Change Challenge and Opportunity
A climate deal offers hope for US-China relations – and for the world’s future.
US-China: Climate Change Challenge and Opportunity
Pacific Islands Forum: Climate of Consensus Before Paris?
September 09, 2015
Pacific Islands Forum: Climate of Consensus Before Paris?
The two largest members are being targeted by Pacific Island states worried about climate change.
Pacific Islands Forum: Climate of Consensus Before Paris?
Kiribati and the Future of Coal
August 21, 2015
Kiribati and the Future of Coal
This Pacific Island nation’s stand on coal has the power to shift climate politics.
Kiribati and the Future of Coal
Why Climate Change Could be China’s Biggest Security Threat
August 14, 2015
Why Climate Change Could be China’s Biggest Security Threat
Climate change may be a greater threat to China's long-term prosperity than its leaders recognize.
Why Climate Change Could be China’s Biggest Security Threat
A Bright Spot in US-China Relations: Renewable Energy
August 14, 2015
A Bright Spot in US-China Relations: Renewable Energy
By cooperating on renewable energy, the U.S. and China could help each other -- and the world.
A Bright Spot in US-China Relations: Renewable Energy
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
July 30, 2015
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
Higher than average temperatures have led to increased glacial melt and dangerous mudslides across the region.
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
Interview: Climate Change in Central Asia
July 23, 2015
Interview: Climate Change in Central Asia
Columbia University’s Benjamin Orlove on the repercussions of climate change in Central Asia.
Interview: Climate Change in Central Asia
El Niño and Southeast Asia
July 16, 2015
El Niño and Southeast Asia
The region is highly susceptible to El Niño events, and to climate change.
El Niño and Southeast Asia
Climate Change and the Pacific
June 30, 2015
Climate Change and the Pacific
It is likely that countries in the region will become uninhabitable long before they are submerged.
Climate Change and the Pacific
The 2015 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue: What (and What Not) to Expect
June 23, 2015
The 2015 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue: What (and What Not) to Expect
Four things to expect from this week's Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
The 2015 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue: What (and What Not) to Expect
Asia-Pacific Population Growth and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
June 18, 2015
Asia-Pacific Population Growth and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
As the world considers sustainable development goals, it should take close note of Asia-Pacific population pressures.
Asia-Pacific Population Growth and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
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