Sindra Sharma-Khushal –
As the world warms, heat stress will harm economic productivity and worsen inequality across Asia. ADB should play a more active role in stimulating green cooling innovation, writes Sindra Sharma-Khushal of climate change think tank E3G.
Bertrand Piccard –
While some advocate economic degrowth as an option to achieve climate targets and other environmental goals, adopting efficient clean technologies can promote both economic growth and environmental goals.
International biodiversity protection frameworks need to prioritise the establishment of areas safeguarded by indigenous communities who deliver the same conservation outcomes as big nature groups, but for a fraction of the cost.
As indigenous communities in Sarawak deal with the second flooding of the year, they also face legal harassment by timber giant Samling in an unprecedented move that seems designed to silence criticism.
While some argue that ESG investing is nothing but marketing spin, investors should double down on research and demand accountability to drive the broad adoption of global standards, argues Samuel Rhee.
Zafirah Zein –
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.
Zafirah Zein –
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
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