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‘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.

China Belatedly Notifies Mekong Nations of River Disruption
January 08, 2021

China Belatedly Notifies Mekong Nations of River Disruption

By Sebastian Strangio
The notification came several days after locals in Thailand detected a one-meter drop in the river's level.

Mekong Levels Reportedly Plummet Due to Chinese Dam Activity
January 06, 2021

Mekong Levels Reportedly Plummet Due to Chinese Dam Activity

By Sebastian Strangio
The level of the river in northern Thailand reportedly dropped by more than a meter in 48 hours.
Biden’s Climate Dilemma: Whither Geopolitics?
January 04, 2021

Biden’s Climate Dilemma: Whither Geopolitics?

By Abhijnan Rej
China and United States should cooperate on global risks mitigation even if it means pushing geopolitics aside. But is that possible?

The Political Economy of Thailand’s Renewable Energy Ambitions
December 30, 2020

The Political Economy of Thailand’s Renewable Energy Ambitions

By James Guild
How did Thailand grow its nascent renewable energy sector?

Hydropower vs Heritage: Will Laos Lose Luang Prabang?
December 23, 2020

Hydropower vs Heritage: Will Laos Lose Luang Prabang?

By Tom Fawthrop
Another Mekong dam project threatens to cost the former royal capital its UNESCO World Heritage status.

Pacific Island Nations Wary of Chinese Fishing Fleets
December 18, 2020

Pacific Island Nations Wary of Chinese Fishing Fleets

By Joshua Mcdonald
Pacific Island leaders have become increasingly concerned about the threat posed by global fishing fleets, namely China’s.
Mystery Disease in Indian Town Leaves Experts Baffled
December 14, 2020

Mystery Disease in Indian Town Leaves Experts Baffled

By Sudha Ramachandran
While the situation in Eluru in Andhra Pradesh is now contained, the disease has once again drawn attention to water contamination, a common Indian problem.

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