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Over 100 Feared Dead in Landslide in Remote Part of Papua New Guinea

Over 100 Feared Dead in Landslide in Remote Part of Papua New Guinea

By Rod McGuirk
Rescue efforts are underway after a landslide hit a village in Enga province in the middle of the night.

The Last Glaciers of Indonesia

The Last Glaciers of Indonesia

By Sribala Subramanian
Tropical ice sheets are "canaries in the coal mine" when it comes to climate change.
Devastating Floods in Afghanistan Leave 300 Dead, Thousands Homeless

Devastating Floods in Afghanistan Leave 300 Dead, Thousands Homeless

By Rahim Faiez
Families were still looking for missing loved ones three days after the floods swept through northern Afghanistan.

Climate Change Hardly a Burning Issue for Indian Voters

Climate Change Hardly a Burning Issue for Indian Voters

By Sajan Thomas and Titto Idicula
The expectation for Indian politicians to “be with the people” now encompasses standing with them through their lived experiences of climate change.

Negotiating Climate Finance: India’s Leadership Role in the Global South

Negotiating Climate Finance: India’s Leadership Role in the Global South

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
The new government in India will have to work through the politics of climate finance, inclusion, and just transition in an increasingly fragmented world order. 

China’s Green Energy Investments Aim at Latin America Amid Competition With the US

China’s Green Energy Investments Aim at Latin America Amid Competition With the US

By Ricardo Lopes Kotz
Chinese investments in Latin America are shifting to focus on decarbonization and renewable energies, using technologies that are strategic for the future of the global economy. 

What It Will Take for India to Address Climate Change? 

What It Will Take for India to Address Climate Change? 

By Divya Sharma and Avantika Shrivastava
Climate pledges and the energy transition can only truly be achieved when these are linked with development promises. At present, however, there seems to be a gap. 
Deforestation in Indonesia Spiked Last Year, But Some Trends Are Improving

Deforestation in Indonesia Spiked Last Year, But Some Trends Are Improving

By Victoria Milko
According to one resources analyst, large-scale deforestation appears to be shrinking compared to the past.

Philippine Students Told to Stay Home as Southeast Asia Copes With a Sweltering  Heat Wave

Philippine Students Told to Stay Home as Southeast Asia Copes With a Sweltering  Heat Wave

By Jim Gomez
The Philippines is among the nations worst affected by the sweltering weather in Southeast Asia.

Meeting the Climate Crisis in Afghanistan 

Meeting the Climate Crisis in Afghanistan 

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
As the dilemma on recognition and assistance remains unresolved, Afghanistan will be subjected to a vicious cycle of conflict with climate change acting as a threat multiplier. 

Will the Uma Oya Multipurpose Project Impress Sri Lankan Voters?

Will the Uma Oya Multipurpose Project Impress Sri Lankan Voters?

By Rathindra Kuruwita
Many are concerned about the negative environmental and social impact of the project, and see the publicity surrounding the inauguration as an election gimmick.
How China Became the World’s Clean Tech Giant

How China Became the World’s Clean Tech Giant

By Rakshith Shetty
Analyzing China’s dominance in the wind, solar, and electric vehicle sectors.

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