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Australia’s Reluctant Climate Change Diplomacy
September 24, 2021

Australia’s Reluctant Climate Change Diplomacy

By Philip Citowicki
Climate change will shape Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s international program, and his political future

Kazakhstan’s Cryptocurrency Mining Grows Despite Emissions Worries
September 15, 2021

Kazakhstan’s Cryptocurrency Mining Grows Despite Emissions Worries

By Paolo Sorbello
The increased energy demand could be met by a long-awaited nuclear power plant. 
Lithium and an Unexpected Battle for Energy Transition in Afghanistan
September 10, 2021

Lithium and an Unexpected Battle for Energy Transition in Afghanistan

By Aliaksei Patonia
Most researchers agree that lithium demand will only increase. Afghanistan’s estimated reserves put it among global leaders -- if the metal can be extracted.

In China, Kerry Faces Uphill Battle for Climate Change Cooperation
September 04, 2021

In China, Kerry Faces Uphill Battle for Climate Change Cooperation

By Shannon Tiezzi
While Kerry remained focus on climate issues, his Chinese hosts kept redirecting the conversation to broader tensions in the relationship.

The Brahmaputra’s Raging Waters Wreak Havoc in Assam
September 03, 2021

The Brahmaputra’s Raging Waters Wreak Havoc in Assam

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Around half-a-million people have been impacted by the floods.

An Italian Job in Myanmar
September 01, 2021

An Italian Job in Myanmar

By Luke Hunt
The EIA report finds Italian companies continue illicit teak trade with Myanmar

China’s Hydropower Plan on the Brahmaputra
September 01, 2021

China’s Hydropower Plan on the Brahmaputra

By Hongzhou Zhang and Genevieve Donnellon-May
Climate goals and local interests are driving Tibet’s hydropower boom, which will have implications far beyond China.
US Climate Envoy in Japan to Push Efforts to Cut Emissions
August 31, 2021

US Climate Envoy in Japan to Push Efforts to Cut Emissions

By Mari Yamaguchi
John Kerry is in Japan to press Tokyo for more aggressive action on emissions.

Climate Change Is the Biggest Threat to Indian Ocean Security
August 31, 2021

Climate Change Is the Biggest Threat to Indian Ocean Security

By Arjun Gargeyas
The climate crisis requires collective action, and should serve as a catalyst for the revival of the Indian Ocean Rim Association.

SOS Taldykol: Art and Activism in in Kazakhstan
August 31, 2021

SOS Taldykol: Art and Activism in in Kazakhstan

By Colleen Wood
Activists in Nur-Sultan are working to protect a reservoir from destruction, but can they be successful?

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
August 20, 2021

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.”
Water With Your Chips? Semiconductors and Water Scarcity in China
August 13, 2021

Water With Your Chips? Semiconductors and Water Scarcity in China

By Elizabeth Wishnick
Semiconductors are particularly thirsty.

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