October 15, 2020
No Taxation Without Climate Action
By David Hutt
As they grapple with COVID-19, Southeast Asian nations should not lose sight of the challenges posed by climate change.
October 13, 2020
India’s Cities Need Green Infrastructure Financing
By Soumyadip Chattopadhay
The time is ripe for a new system to narrow down sustainable urban infrastructure financing gaps.
October 12, 2020
US Military Bases Are Poisoning Okinawa
By Jon Mitchell
The U.S. military has contaminated the drinking water for almost half-a-million Japanese – but Japanese authorities can’t do anything about it.
October 09, 2020
Could Bangladesh and Pakistan Make Waves by Cooperating on Climate Change?
By Kashoon Leeza
Cooperation around climate change could also pave way for normalization of relations between both countries.
October 07, 2020
Japan Seeks to Boost Catch Limits of Prized Bluefin Tuna
By Associated Press
Demand for bluefin tuna is such that any progress in restoring its depleted population draws pressure for bigger catches.
October 06, 2020
Will the Suga Administration Step Up Japan’s Climate Change Leadership?
By Thisanka Siripala
Without specific decarbonization measures, Japan’s commitment to a post-COVID green recovery remains unclear under the Suga administration.
October 06, 2020
Fiji’s Bainimarama Makes Pacific Plea for Multilateralism
By Grant Wyeth
From COVID-19 to climate change, the most pressing global issues – and those of most concern to Pacific states – are best served by collective action.
October 05, 2020
UN Raises Human Rights Concerns Over Proposed Mine in PNG
By Joshua Mcdonald
Papua New Guinea has a troubling history of foreign mining companies destroying the ecosystem locals depend on.
October 02, 2020
Gwadar: Fishermen Protest Broken Promises Again
By Mariyam Suleman
The construction of East Bay Expressway is once again raising fears amongst Gwadar’s indigenous population.
September 25, 2020
China Announces Aggressive Climate Targets at United Nations
By Steven Stashwick
Xi Jinping pledges China will be carbon neutral by 2060 in a bid to soften China's global image.
September 23, 2020
China’s New Carbon Neutrality Commitment Will Affect Global Energy Security
By Niharika Tagotra
President Xi’s announcement yesterday at the U.N. General Assembly will have economic as well as geopolitical ramifications.
September 18, 2020
The China Climate Challenge
By Scott Moore
What are the prospects for renewed U.S.-China cooperation on climate issues?