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cyclists at tiananmen gate
The country achieved a significant milestone when Beijing met national PM2.5 standards for the first time last year, but its neighbouring provinces are still not meeting the mark.
David Chua (left) with youth delegates at the United Nations
National Youth Council CEO David Chua acknowledged that Singapore's climate targets could be more ambitious, and said the government was looking for "brokers" to build bridges between young people and decision-makers on climate issues.
Women in NUS event
Colleges are keener to address divestment than banning fossil fuels brands from campuses. Oil major Shell says it has a long relationship with Singapore's universities, and believes in 'engaging and equipping' students to tackle the energy challenge.
solar panels abu dhabi
The world is set to take a financial hit as it transitions away from polluting fossil fuels in a bid to limit global warming. Poorer and oil-dependent countries in particular are likely to feel the pinch.
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Energy Opinion

solarpunk
What does a sustainable civilisation look like and how do we get there? A burgeoning movement of artists and activists is seeking answers.
A Bohemian waxwing eating mountain ash berries. Lisa Hupp, USFWS/Flickr
Mammal extinctions make it harder for flora to survive too, researchers have found.
siargao devastation typhoon rai
As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can achieve ambitious decarbonisation goals.
Coal being transported in China
As some green taxonomies compromise on gas, China’s own exclusion of fossil fuel electricity projects sends the right market signal.

Carbon & Climate

Net zero is not zero

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Energy Videos

Vietnam, wind power story
Vietnam's wind market is thriving, but more work lies ahead if the country wants to power its booming economy without imperilling its people and the planet.
renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
An e-jeepney in the Philippines. A growing movement is underway to electrify Southeast Asia's transport. Image: Eco-Business
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
solar gili air id
Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
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Energy Podcasts

Google moonshot
With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030. Is this possible?
WEF China
The World Economic Forum – best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos since 1971 – has been a dynamic platform bringing together the best in business, politics and society to shape global industry agendas. How is WEF helping to shape China’s economic goals alongside its environmental and societal priorities?
Eco-Business Podcast with Assaad Razzouk
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
Coal power plant Laos 2021
Laos has announced the construction of two new coal plants for this year, despite growing evidence that coal power comes with significant financial risk. What is holding back the country from tapping its rich clean energy resources instead?
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