Sunny Southeast Asia has double the solar energy potential of Northern Europe, but the market hype is not living up to the reality on the ground. Thailand leads and Indonesia lags in a sector direly needed to fight climate change and meet the region's ballooning energy demands.
Indonesia's Parliament voted to ratify a regional treaty to tackle the haze, as air pollution from raging forest fires continued to plague neighbouring countries this week. Meanwhile, an alliance of private firms and NGOs have pledged to work on implementing zero deforestation commitments.
The Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) has adopted the Philippine proposal to implement a $1.2-million project intended to build communities that are resilient to calamities through disaster ...
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.