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Death Toll From 4 Days of Rains Rises to 63 in Pakistan, With More Rain Forecast

Death Toll From 4 Days of Rains Rises to 63 in Pakistan, With More Rain Forecast

By Riaz Khan
The heaviest downpour in decades flooded villages in Balochistan and collapsed buildings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Consequences of China’s Voracious Appetite for Illicit South African Abalone 

The Consequences of China’s Voracious Appetite for Illicit South African Abalone 

By Nicholas Muller
With profound cultural significance in Asia, poached abalone is trafficked across the globe, inflicting significant harm on disadvantaged South African coastal communities where poaching means survival.

How Conservative Media Fuels Australia’s Nuclear Power Debate

How Conservative Media Fuels Australia’s Nuclear Power Debate

By Phil McManus
Debates over nuclear power in Australia continue to be stoked not by industry or voters, but by the media.

United Front, Clean Future: South Asia’s Path to Sustainable Energy

United Front, Clean Future: South Asia’s Path to Sustainable Energy

By Abdul Waheed Bhutto
A move toward unified energy and environmental systems will not only tackle air pollution directly but also stimulate economic growth and promote regional integration.

As Electronics Suppliers Shift Away From China, They Can’t Lose Sight of Climate Goals

As Electronics Suppliers Shift Away From China, They Can’t Lose Sight of Climate Goals

By Xueying Wu
Shifting production away from China can also mean moving away from clean energy sources. Companies must keep that in mind.
Icy Desert Ladakh Turns Up the Heat on Modi Ahead of Indian Elections

Icy Desert Ladakh Turns Up the Heat on Modi Ahead of Indian Elections

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
The loss of their grazing lands to Chinese incursions and Indian corporations has prompted Ladakhis to oppose the BJP government’s top-down governance model.

Taiwan Hit By Strongest Earthquake in Nearly 25 Years

Taiwan Hit By Strongest Earthquake in Nearly 25 Years

By Christopher Bodeen
The quake damaged buildings across the island, leaving at least four people dead.
What Will China’s Shift From Oil Mean for Saudi Arabia and Russia?

What Will China’s Shift From Oil Mean for Saudi Arabia and Russia?

Dr. Erica Downs discusses the economic and geopolitical impacts of China’s energy transition.

Singapore’s Race to Self-sufficiency in Malaysia Water Clash

Singapore’s Race to Self-sufficiency in Malaysia Water Clash

By TamilSalvi Mari
Building tensions between Singapore and Malaysia over a water agreement are setting the two on a collision course over scarcity and sustainability.

How Feasible Is Nuclear Power for Australia?

How Feasible Is Nuclear Power for Australia?

By Alan Finkel
Nuclear power is a credible source of abundant zero-emissions electricity, but it would take 20 years to commence operations from a standing start in Australia.

Thailand’s PM Misses the Forest for the Trees on the Country’s Pollution Problem

Thailand’s PM Misses the Forest for the Trees on the Country’s Pollution Problem

By Mark S. Cogan
Srettha Thavisin has pledged to tackle Thailand's horrific air pollution problem, but he needs to address the root of the problem.
China Changes Tack on Water Politics

China Changes Tack on Water Politics

By Fengshi Wu
Long a source of tension with its neighbors, China’s transboundary rivers are opening opportunities for regional cooperation.

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