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Confronting Southeast Asia’s Plastics Problem
September 26, 2019

Confronting Southeast Asia’s Plastics Problem

By Mercy Barends
Women play a unique role in plastic management and face different, sometimes greater, risks. No solution is complete without their contribution.

Cleaning Kathmandu’s Air: Are Electric Vehicles the Answer?
August 09, 2019

Cleaning Kathmandu’s Air: Are Electric Vehicles the Answer?

By Arun Budhathoki
Can electric vehicles fix Kathmandu’s air pollution?
Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific
September 07, 2017

Towards a Resource Efficient and Pollution Free Asia-Pacific

By Shamshad Akhtar and Erik Solheim
This week sees the first-ever Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment.

Pollution Like Snow: A Mongolian Winter
August 31, 2016

Pollution Like Snow: A Mongolian Winter

By Peter Bittner
Mongolia’s true wintertime foe isn’t the cold or the snow. It’s the horrendous air pollution in Ulaanbaatar.

India: Trouble in the Air
January 08, 2016

India: Trouble in the Air

By Neeta Lal
Residents of New Delhi are literally choking to death. Can authorities solve the pollution problem?

Making the Chinese Dream Come True
December 31, 2013

Making the Chinese Dream Come True

By Richard Ghiasy, Stephan Mothe, and Frances Pontemayor
If the Chinese Dream is to lead to a more viable social contract, the CPC must review how it produces and packages its messages.

China’s Demographic Dividend Could End By 2015
July 23, 2013

China’s Demographic Dividend Could End By 2015

Plus, more damning reports on British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline’s activities in China. Tuesday China links.

China Asks EU to Help it Go Green
July 19, 2013

China Asks EU to Help it Go Green

Plus, a second Chinese citizen electrocuted by an iPhone charger. Friday China links.

Killer Smog: East Asia, India, Southeast Asia Top Global Air Pollution
July 18, 2013

Killer Smog: East Asia, India, Southeast Asia Top Global Air Pollution

Study: More than two million deaths a year are attributed to poor air quality.

Punishable by Death: China to Execute Polluters
June 21, 2013

Punishable by Death: China to Execute Polluters

Plus, the U.S. plans to sanction China over human trafficking. Thursday China links.

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Arrives in China
June 19, 2013

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Arrives in China

Plus, China mediates the Sudan dispute and the Communist Youth League holds National Conference. Tuesday China links.

In China, All Climate Politics Are Local
June 12, 2013

In China, All Climate Politics Are Local

The central government in Beijing appears serious about reducing pollution and greenhouse gases. Will local leaders listen?

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