The Green Great Game Is This Century’s Space Race
By Chietigj Bajpaee
The rivalry for access to raw materials to facilitate the energy transition will turn the “Green Great Game” into one of the defining geopolitical features of the 21st century.
Indonesia’s New Capital Must Learn From Jakarta’s Hideous Pollution Problem
By Michael Suryaprawira and Vivid Amalia Khusna
There are measures that the government can take to avoid the smog that periodically blankets the center of the capital.
Japan Battles Backlash After Releasing Wastewater From Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
By Thisanka Siripala
The release of treated but still radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean has exacerbated tensions with neighboring countries.
The Deep Potential of Pakistan’s Climate Finance
By Abdul Waheed Bhutto
The State Bank of Pakistan’s financing strategies are not only reshaping the country’s energy landscape but also laying the groundwork for a future defined by sustainability.
India’s Rapidly-Growing EV Market
By Sibi Arasu
A $1.3 billion federal plan to encourage EV manufacturing and provide discounts for customers along with rising fuel costs is driving up sales.
The Hidden Cause Behind Mongolia’s Deadly Summer Floods
By Bolor Lkhaajav
Poor urban planning threatens public health in Mongolia, as demonstrated by the recent flooding.
Kyrgyzstan to Return Issyk-Kul Resorts to Uzbekistan
By Colleen Wood
Ownership of four lakeside resorts built during the Soviet period is another facet of water diplomacy in Central Asia.
The Release of Fukushima Wastewater Will Symbolically Hurt Japan
By Maxime Polleri
The release – and the fierce protests it engendered – is stoking anxiety, mistrust, and even geopolitical tensions.
In Japan’s Neighbors, Fear and Frustration Over Radioactive Water Release
By Hyung-jin Kim
Many foreign experts said the water discharge will have a negligible impact on the environment and human health, but Japan’s neighbors remain worried.
Fukushima Nuclear Plant to Start Releasing Treated Radioactive Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean
By Mari Yamaguchi
The release of treated but still radioactive water could start as early as Thursday, despite opposition at home and abroad.
Climate Finance Must Be Part of Sri Lanka’s Debt Solution
By Michael Iveson and Timothy Shankar
Climate finance is essential to address both the country's debt crisis and its acute climate vulnerabilities.
Wildfires Burn Popular Maui Tourist Town
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
Wildfires in historic Lahaina Town on the island of Maui forced evacuations and led some to flee to the relative safety of the ocean.