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30 Dead, Thousands Caught in Flooding in Indonesia’s Capital
January 02, 2020

30 Dead, Thousands Caught in Flooding in Indonesia’s Capital

By Associated Press
While waters have begun to recede, the death toll has climbed to 30 and thousands have been left displaced.
China’s Climate Diplomacy 2.0
January 02, 2020

China’s Climate Diplomacy 2.0

By Marina Kaneti
Why did China move from laggard to leader on climate change?

Is Nepal’s New Airport Dream an Environmental Nightmare?
December 28, 2019

Is Nepal’s New Airport Dream an Environmental Nightmare?

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Nepal’s Supreme Court halted the construction of a new international airport as it considers a protest from environmental groups.

Asia Is Becoming a World Leader in Electric Public Transportation
December 28, 2019

Asia Is Becoming a World Leader in Electric Public Transportation

By Jenna Tsui
Asian cities are among the few adding EVs to their public transportation fleets.

Christmas Typhoon Leaves 20 Dead in Philippines
December 27, 2019

Christmas Typhoon Leaves 20 Dead in Philippines

By Associated Press
Typhoon Phanfone lashed the central Philippines, displacing many residents and stranding others.
Near Disaster: Gwadar’s Little Village Faces a Crumbling Coastline
December 27, 2019

Near Disaster: Gwadar’s Little Village Faces a Crumbling Coastline

By Mariyam Suleman
As the climate emergency brings rising seas, Gwadar’s Ganz village is losing the battle after centuries of existence.

Taiwan Authorities Bust Illegal Logging Ring as Island’s Forest Wars Rage On
December 26, 2019

Taiwan Authorities Bust Illegal Logging Ring as Island’s Forest Wars Rage On

By Nick Aspinwall
50 tons of timber worth over $3.3 million were seized in an operation targeting a gang trafficking wood from protected trees, the latest assault on Taiwan’s hated “mountain rats.”
The Social Fallout From Pohang’s ‘Man-Made’ Earthquake
December 21, 2019

The Social Fallout From Pohang’s ‘Man-Made’ Earthquake

By Juheon Lee
The revelation that the 2017 quake was triggered by an energy project has had a complicated impact on the city.

Who Will Pay for the Damage Done by Climate Change?
December 13, 2019

Who Will Pay for the Damage Done by Climate Change?

By Rabiya Jaffery
No decisions made on who pays for climate damages as COP25 meeting comes to a close in Madrid.

Taiwan Pushed to the Sidelines as COP25 Climate Summit Concludes
December 13, 2019

Taiwan Pushed to the Sidelines as COP25 Climate Summit Concludes

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan sent a delegation to the summit’s sideline events even as a new climate index blasted its performance in meeting the emissions targets set by the Paris Agreement.

New Strategy to Tackle Floods and Erosion in India’s Disaster Prone Northeast
December 11, 2019

New Strategy to Tackle Floods and Erosion in India’s Disaster Prone Northeast

By StoriesAsia
New measures can work to prevent disaster in this region.
Time to Practice Climate Change Diplomacy in India’s Neighborhood
December 07, 2019

Time to Practice Climate Change Diplomacy in India’s Neighborhood

By Niranjan Marjani
Neighborhood first should be the focus of India’s climate change diplomacy.

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