Subscribe

Topic

Environment

Page 2 of 34
Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima
March 11, 2021

Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima

By Titli Basu
The nuclear accident also marked a defining moment in Japan’s energy debate.
Grassroots Activists Work to Save Remaining Cardamom Mountains Rainforest
March 05, 2021

Grassroots Activists Work to Save Remaining Cardamom Mountains Rainforest

By Joe Patchett
The burden of safeguarding the region's rich resources falls on local environmental groups and a small number of park rangers.

UNESCO Calls for Heritage Assessment for Lao Hydropower Dam
March 04, 2021

UNESCO Calls for Heritage Assessment for Lao Hydropower Dam

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.N.'s cultural agency fears that the project might endanger the World Heritage-listed town of Luang Prabang.

The Cost of Pakistan’s Dam Obsession
March 04, 2021

The Cost of Pakistan’s Dam Obsession

By Usmaan Farooqui
Dams may seem to be a perfect solution to Pakistan’s water woes, but they carry steep costs – literally and figuratively.

Fukushima Chief: No Need to Extend Decommissioning Target
March 04, 2021

Fukushima Chief: No Need to Extend Decommissioning Target

By Associated Press
Despite recent setbacks, the head of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the goal to fully decommission in 30-40 years is on track.
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.

Page 2 of 34