The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
By Pascale Hunt
While the country revises coal-based plans for power generation, a youth-led movement is calling for foreign energy financiers to back a “just transition.”
Asia and the Pacific Can Lead the Way in Climate Ambition
By Dechen Tsering and Christophe Bahuet
Five years ago, Asia-Pacific countries were crucial to the passage of the Paris Agreement. They will also be key to fulfilling its aims.
As World Watches Messy US Presidential Election, Washington Exits the Paris Agreement
By Catherine Putz
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said he favors signing the U.S. back up to the Paris Agreement.
China’s Climate Diplomacy 2.0
By Marina Kaneti
Why did China move from laggard to leader on climate change?
New Zealand Takes the Lead on Climate Change
By Joshua Mcdonald
New Zealand cements itself as leader in the Pacific on climate issues as Australia abdicates.
Urban Leaders Gather in Tokyo to Urge Climate Action
By Daniel Hurst
30 mayors and governors from around the world asked Prime Minister Abe to prioritize climate change at the June G-20 summit.
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
By Grant Wyeth
The Pacific’s “large ocean states” are on the frontlines of climate change, and urging the world to act.
Is the Philippines’ Populist Leader Embracing the Climate Change Agenda?
By Milan Chen
Duterte repeatedly said that climate change was a top priority for his administration.
Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?
By Daniel Hurst
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe certainly thinks so.
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
By Nithin Coca
If things don’t change, the world’s most ignored big emitter could be the one that dooms the global climate.
Can Fiji Save the World?
By Lyndal Rowlands
Fiji wants countries to join its climate canoe at the latest UN climate talks.
The Paris Agreement: Can Indonesia Be The Next Brazil?
By Grace Tjandra
Brazil’s dropping GHG emissions are linked to its efforts to reduce deforestation, something Indonesia may want to emulate.