May 04, 2020
70,000 Evacuated After Breach in Uzbek Dam, Investigation Into Failure Launched
By Catherine Putz
On Friday, the wall of the three-year old Sardoba Reservoir gave way after a week of heavy rains.
May 01, 2020
Vanuatu Alone in Rebuilding After Cyclone Harold
By Joshua Mcdonald
Amid a global public health emergency, Vanuatu’s efforts to respond to one disaster are restricted by its efforts to prevent another.
May 01, 2020
In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming
By Nicholas Muller
Across the world’s largest delta, island communities bear the brunt of the climate crisis.
April 27, 2020
Greening the Nepali Financial Sector: Strike While the Iron Is Hot
By Prajwal Baral
Nepal's economic policy makers must seize the moment to prepare for a green revolution.
April 15, 2020
Dong Tam Land Dispute Exposes Vietnam’s Rights and Democracy Challenges
By Toan Le
Though the dispute is complex, it reveals the limits of land rights and grassroots democracy in the country.
April 14, 2020
Thailand Confronts its Triple Disaster in 2020
By Erin Cook
The confluence of COVID, droughts, and raging forest fires have combined to produce a perfect storm of challenges for the government.
April 06, 2020
Sikkim Glaciers Melting Faster Than Other Himalayan Regions
Glaciers in the small Indian state are experiencing a massive threat.
April 03, 2020
On China, COVID-19, and Coal
By Antti Tulonen
Can the EU convince China not to lean on coal for its economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?
April 02, 2020
South Korea Aims for Environmental Leadership Through Green Free Trade Agreements
By Annie Young Song
Environmental chapters in South Korea’s FTAs represent a way of demonstrating environmental leadership at low costs – a strategy that could be replicated in other emerging economies.
March 31, 2020
China’s Mekong Security Role in the Headlines with New Joint Patrols
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The latest patrols spotlighted China’s efforts to boost security collaboration with Mekong states despite the challenges that remain.
March 30, 2020
Vietnam’s Big Air Pollution Challenge
By Thang Nam Do
Bold action is needed to address the country’s problem.
March 23, 2020
Thailand’s Big Water Challenge
By Kanokwan Manorom
Water shortages remain a huge problem for the Southeast Asian country.