In Coal’s Shadow, Bangladeshi Women Forge a New Life Through Art
By Auvro Alam
Displaced by a massive coal power plant, a group of women in Matarbari have turned to embroidery to craft a future.
The Asian Development Bank’s Energy Transition Mechanism
By James Guild
After pledging to stop funding coal-powered power plants last year, the ADB is developing a framework to speed up the region's green transition.
Indonesia Loosens Coal Export Ban Amid Calls From Trading Partners
By Sebastian Strangio
The ban, imposed due to critically low stocks at domestic power plants, sent tremors through global coal markets.
Can Southeast Asia Ditch Coal?
By Preeti Jha
Rising anti-coal movements, shifting finances and the growth of renewable energy could help end the region’s reliance on coal.
In Pakistan’s Thar Desert, Opposition to New Coal Projects Grows
By Rabiya Jaffery
“Pakistan’s future cannot be coal.”
Australia's Carmichael Coal Mine Folly
By Grant Wyeth
Canberra is intent on seeing the controversial coal mine through.
Could India and China Grow Without Coal?
By Andrew Witthoeft
Can the two Asian giants do without coal?
It's Official: China Is Cracking Down on North Korean Trade
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's Commerce Ministry announces bans on imports of gold, coal, and iron from North Korea.
Kiribati and the Future of Coal
By Kumi Naidoo
This Pacific Island nation’s stand on coal has the power to shift climate politics.
India to the Rescue as Australia Eyes Coal’s Crown
By Anthony Fensom
With Chinese demand falling, Australia’s coal producers are looking to other markets.
Fading Embers in China’s Coal Industry
By Sara Hsu
The industry is suffering from the domestic and international shift to cleaner energy.
2015 Set to Be a Tough Year for Commodities
By Anthony Fensom
The region’s miners have had a year to forget. Will 2015 be any better?