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Climate Cooperation With China Can Power the World – Sustainably
February 27, 2021

Climate Cooperation With China Can Power the World – Sustainably

By Michael R. Davidson and Yiting Wang
The Belt and Road is accused of exporting China’s coal addiction. But it could also be a platform for spreading green energy around the world.

Logging Accelerates in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Sanctuary
February 25, 2021

Logging Accelerates in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Sanctuary

By Sebastian Strangio
The pace of deforestation has increased in line with the government's clampdown on environmental defenders.
Gateway to India’s Northeast Faces Danger of Elephant Invasion
February 23, 2021

Gateway to India’s Northeast Faces Danger of Elephant Invasion

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Rampant illegal encroachment of land along with depleting forest cover has led to a perilous situation in Guwahati.

Are Japan and South Korea Serious About Ending Coal Financing in Southeast Asia?
February 16, 2021

Are Japan and South Korea Serious About Ending Coal Financing in Southeast Asia?

By James Guild
A pledge to curtail financing for coal projects has come amid a rash of new coal-fired power plant investments.

Mekong Takes on Bluish Tinge as Water Levels Again Fall
February 16, 2021

Mekong Takes on Bluish Tinge as Water Levels Again Fall

By Sebastian Strangio
The fall in water levels has again raised questions about the activities of Chinese dam engineers upstream.

Disaster Underscores Dam Danger in India’s Uttarakhand
February 09, 2021

Disaster Underscores Dam Danger in India’s Uttarakhand

By Sudha Ramachandran
Between climate change effects and multiple hydroelectric power projects, the Himalayan Indian state could face an environmental catastrophe in the future.

China Brings Back Long-time Climate Czar
February 05, 2021

China Brings Back Long-time Climate Czar

By Shannon Tiezzi
Xie Zhenhua's return to the position of special envoy for climate is seen as a positive signal for U.S.-China cooperation on environmental issues.
‘Not Sufficient’: Thailand Rejects Report on Lao Hydropower Dam
January 26, 2021

‘Not Sufficient’: Thailand Rejects Report on Lao Hydropower Dam

By Sebastian Strangio
The Sanakham dam is one of seven mega-dams that the landlocked country is planning, in defiance of environmental and economic sense.

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan
January 21, 2021

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Illegal logging is depleting forest cover in the region, aggravating the fallout from climate change.

In the Face of Criticism, Laos Pushes Ahead With Four Mekong Dams
January 14, 2021

In the Face of Criticism, Laos Pushes Ahead With Four Mekong Dams

By Luke Hunt
But costs and competition could leave the putative "battery of Southeast Asia" running on empty.

Biden Administration’s Momentum Bodes Ill for Australia’s Lackluster Climate Change Policies
January 14, 2021

Biden Administration’s Momentum Bodes Ill for Australia’s Lackluster Climate Change Policies

By Philip Citowicki
The growing cost of sub-standard climate policies on Australia’s international standing may soon outweigh any domestic political gains.
Winter Energy Woes Bedevil Central Asia
January 13, 2021

Winter Energy Woes Bedevil Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan have all suffered in recent months from shortages and blackouts, their citizens experiencing cold nights and darkened lights.

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