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In Europe, President Moon Sought Support for Inter-Korea Peace Process
November 11, 2021

In Europe, President Moon Sought Support for Inter-Korea Peace Process

By Mitch Shin
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in reaffirmed allies’ cooperation on the North Korea issue on the sidelines of the G-20 and U.N. climate summits.
What Was Thailand Doing at the COP26 Summit?
November 11, 2021

What Was Thailand Doing at the COP26 Summit?

By Tita Sanglee
Thailand didn’t make bold climate commitments or sign key agreements reached at the conference. So why was Prayut in Glasgow?

Judith Shapiro on the Future of China’s Climate Policy
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.

Indonesia’s COP26 Deforestation Pledge Kerfuffle, Explained
November 09, 2021

Indonesia’s COP26 Deforestation Pledge Kerfuffle, Explained

By James Guild
The Indonesian environment minister’s real misstep was that she punctured the illusion of progress by saying the quiet part out loud.

Japan Pledges Support For Asia-wide Decarbonization
November 06, 2021

Japan Pledges Support For Asia-wide Decarbonization

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan aims to lead Asia toward a carbon-free society but failed to commit to a turn away from fossil fuel projects. 
China Stresses Developed Nations’ Promises at COP26
November 04, 2021

China Stresses Developed Nations’ Promises at COP26

By Jesse Turland
In Glasgow, China’s representatives argued rich states must fulfill promises to support poorer nations’ green capacity development, even while power shortages call China’s own promises into question.

Australia’s Climate Pledge: ‘Inaction, Misdirection, and Avoiding Choices’
November 02, 2021

Australia’s Climate Pledge: ‘Inaction, Misdirection, and Avoiding Choices’

By Joshua Mcdonald
Australia’s 2050 net zero pledge comes without specifics, relying on technology that hasn’t been invented yet and absent a 2030 emissions-reduction target.
Is the Asia-Pacific Ready for the Global Climate Stage?
November 01, 2021

Is the Asia-Pacific Ready for the Global Climate Stage?

By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
Asian and Pacific countries’ climate ambitions will determine if the region – indeed the world – has any hope of keeping the temperature increase well below 2 degrees.

Why Is It So Hard for the World to Quit Coal?
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.

Li Shuo on China-US Climate Diplomacy
November 01, 2021

Li Shuo on China-US Climate Diplomacy

By Shannon Tiezzi
“The climate crisis won't just go away if Beijing or Washington shut communication channels.”

What’s in ASEAN’s First State of Climate Change Report?
October 29, 2021

What’s in ASEAN’s First State of Climate Change Report?

By Yosuke Arino and S.V.R.K. Prabhakar
The report outlines ASEAN’s plan to transition toward a resilient and net-zero emission world.
‘Thin’ Pacific Island Teams at COP26 Spark Fears of Inequity
October 28, 2021

‘Thin’ Pacific Island Teams at COP26 Spark Fears of Inequity

By Aniruddha Ghosal
Pacific Islanders face unique challenges just in traveling to Glasgow amid the pandemic, limiting their voices at the climate conference.

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