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Economic Logic Alone Will Not Curb ASEAN’s Carbon Emissions
July 27, 2021

Economic Logic Alone Will Not Curb ASEAN’s Carbon Emissions

By James Guild
The hard political choices involved in phasing out coal and reducing emissions are the most important, and also the most often elided, element.

Is Securitization of Climate Change a Boon or Bane?
July 27, 2021

Is Securitization of Climate Change a Boon or Bane?

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Climate-vulnerable nations are calling on rich countries to deliver the $100 billion per annum they promised years ago as climate finance.
Introducing China’s Carbon Market
July 22, 2021

Introducing China’s Carbon Market

By Eleanor Albert
What to know about Beijing’s latest step to combat climate change.

Flooding in China’s Henan Province Kills at Least 25
July 21, 2021

Flooding in China’s Henan Province Kills at Least 25

By Associated Press
Historic rainfall in Henan province caused severe flooding, including in Zhengzhou, the provincial capital.

The Threat of a Dam Disaster in Luang Prabang 
July 17, 2021

The Threat of a Dam Disaster in Luang Prabang 

By Tom Fawthrop
The dam near Luang Prabang - both a World Heritage site and an seismically active zone - is “an irresponsible gamble,” experts argue.

China Will No Longer Be a Developing Country After 2023. Its Climate Actions Should Reflect That.
July 03, 2021

China Will No Longer Be a Developing Country After 2023. Its Climate Actions Should Reflect That.

By Mathias Lund Larsen
As China projects its power abroad and readies to join the club of high-income countries, its climate ambitions can no longer hide behind the veil of development.

Mekong River Commission Calls for Improved Hydropower Data Sharing
July 01, 2021

Mekong River Commission Calls for Improved Hydropower Data Sharing

By Sebastian Strangio
The past two years have seen water levels on the lower Mekong rise and full unpredictably.
Envisioning Central Asia’s Green Recovery 
June 26, 2021

Envisioning Central Asia’s Green Recovery 

By Anna Bjerde
For Central Asia, a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery opens great opportunities for prosperity.

Cambodia Charges Eco-Activists With Conspiracy, Royal Defamation
June 23, 2021

Cambodia Charges Eco-Activists With Conspiracy, Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
The three activists are the latest victims of the government's war against the advocacy group Mother Nature Cambodia.

Pacific Island Nations Consider Deep-sea Mining, Despite Risks
June 18, 2021

Pacific Island Nations Consider Deep-sea Mining, Despite Risks

By Joshua Mcdonald
Pacific Island nations are contemplating allowing deep-sea mining to bolster their economies, despite unknown environmental impacts.

China-Backed SEZs Linked to Southeast Asia’s Illegal Wildlife Trade
June 15, 2021

China-Backed SEZs Linked to Southeast Asia’s Illegal Wildlife Trade

By Sebastian Strangio
The trade has been facilitated by a combination of loose state jurisdictions and proximity to China's economy.
China and the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean
June 10, 2021

China and the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean

By Nengye Liu
A brief history of China's engagement in a landmark environmental protection instrument for the Arctic.

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