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Singapore’s Climate Impact X: A Viable Solution for Decarbonization
August 12, 2021

Singapore’s Climate Impact X: A Viable Solution for Decarbonization

By Danielle Fallin
Given its location, embrace of green technologies, and reputation for transparency, Singapore could offer a stable foundation for a global carbon market.

Indonesia Needs to Seek Out Alternative Sources for Biofuel
June 23, 2021

Indonesia Needs to Seek Out Alternative Sources for Biofuel

By Haryanto and Filda Citra Yusgiantoro
The country has abundant resources of biomass, a great potential source of renewable energy.
Can Indonesia Really Quit Coal After 2023?
May 25, 2021

Can Indonesia Really Quit Coal After 2023?

By James Guild
Any move to jettison coal power will likely face opposition from the country's powerful domestic coal lobby.

Southeast Asia and the ‘Just Transition’ to Clean Energy
April 27, 2021

Southeast Asia and the ‘Just Transition’ to Clean Energy

By James Guild
Despite talk of a green transition, some Southeast Asian governments still have strong economic incentives to cling to fossil fuels.

What’s Driving Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Boom?
January 12, 2021

What’s Driving Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Boom?

By James Guild
As elsewhere, Vietnam's increasing reliance on energy imports has driven its green energy push.

Is a Green New Deal on the Way in Southeast Asia?
September 09, 2020

Is a Green New Deal on the Way in Southeast Asia?

By James Guild
COVID-19 offers the region an opportunity to kick start a transition toward sustainable energy – but a host of challenges remain.

China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa
September 26, 2018

China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa

By Jill van de Walle
Despite a verbal emphasis on renewables, most Chinese energy financing in Africa goes to coal, oil, and gas.
The Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan
January 12, 2018

The Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan

By Andres Fernandez
Given the dominance of conventional energy resources, are Astana’s green energy reforms merely publicity stunts?

Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future
June 12, 2014

Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future

By Erlan Idrissov
Writing in The Diplomat, Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister argues that economics, not altruism, must drive the green revolution.

October 18, 2013

The Cost of Asia’s Energy Boom

Rising energy demand throughout the region will require some massive new investments.

Asia's Clean Energy Future
April 19, 2013

Asia's Clean Energy Future

With a huge demand for energy resources, China and Asia overall are poised to become global leaders in clean energy.

Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?
December 08, 2012

Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?

China’s solar industry is a useful microcosm that illustrates larger flaws in the national economy.

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