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Bushfires and a Warming Planet Are Putting Australia’s Biodiversity at Risk
February 08, 2020

Bushfires and a Warming Planet Are Putting Australia’s Biodiversity at Risk

By Joshua Mcdonald
Ecologists estimate that more than a billion animals and hundreds of millions of insects perished in the fires.

Controversial Hydel Project in India’s Northeast On Way To Completion
February 06, 2020

Controversial Hydel Project in India’s Northeast On Way To Completion

By StoriesAsia
Stalled after protests, the dam is on its way to completion now.
China’s Clean Energy Decline: Impact on the EU and US    
January 29, 2020

China’s Clean Energy Decline: Impact on the EU and US    

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Frank Haugwitz

China Tackles Its Plastic Problem
January 29, 2020

China Tackles Its Plastic Problem

By Eleanor Albert
Ambitious new reforms seek to cut down on China’s plastic addiction.

As Philippines Lowers Volcano Alert Level, Spotlight Shifts to Return and Recovery
January 28, 2020

As Philippines Lowers Volcano Alert Level, Spotlight Shifts to Return and Recovery

By Associated Press
Though the government’s agency lowered the alert level, risks still remain and there are lingering questions about managing the aftereffects.

Nepal Gets Serious About Climate Change
January 27, 2020

Nepal Gets Serious About Climate Change

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai and Sujata Karki
Amid worries of a meltdown in Himalayas, Nepal plans to hold the Everest Dialogue. 

How Is Singapore Preparing for Climate Change?
January 25, 2020

How Is Singapore Preparing for Climate Change?

By Adam Kiedrowski
Singapore can present itself as a model for concentrated efforts to thwart the effects of climate change in Asia.
Australian Bushfires: A Government in Disarray
January 13, 2020

Australian Bushfires: A Government in Disarray

By Joshua Mcdonald
PM Morrison has two options: confront the far-right elements within his government or forever be linked to Australia’s climate decline.

Lava Gushes from Volcano Near Manila; Tens of Thousands Flee
January 13, 2020

Lava Gushes from Volcano Near Manila; Tens of Thousands Flee

By Associated Press
Frequent tremors and inflation of the Taal volcano indicate a major and much more dangerous eruption could still happen.

Jakarta Floods: Yet Another Reminder of Indonesia’s Capital Woes?
January 10, 2020

Jakarta Floods: Yet Another Reminder of Indonesia’s Capital Woes?

By Luke Hunt
The recent incident once again highlighted the woes facing the capital city amid plans to shift it.

Misinformation Amid Australia Bushfire Crisis
January 10, 2020

Misinformation Amid Australia Bushfire Crisis

By Joshua Mcdonald
As the fires rage, rumors and misinformation have spread widely, too.
Storms Bring Relief and Danger Amid Australian Wildfires
January 09, 2020

Storms Bring Relief and Danger Amid Australian Wildfires

By Associated Press
Rain brought a brief respite, but the larger crisis -- and debate over causes -- is far from over.

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