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HEKINAN thermal power plant in Japan
The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero Asia Pacific (GFANZ APAC) network has launched a study to model the cost of retiring Japan’s coal plants early, which comes as the country’s government looks to review its energy plans this year.
Singapore Environment Council's office
Bay replaces Vincent Tan at the environmental non-profit and will oversee its certification programmes.
Logging truck in Cambodia's Mondulkiri protected forest
Despite growing interest in nature and biodiversity, most investors have yet to incorporate deforestation into their financing policies and very few have done a detailed deforestation assessment across their portfolios, a new survey finds.
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China accounted for 95 per cent of the world’s new coal power construction activity in 2023, according to the latest annual report from Global Energy Monitor (GEM).
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Karbon & Iklim Opini

COP28 polluters pay 2
A new international tax taskforce is exploring tax policies that could finance sustainable development and climate action. This could pave the way for a fair taxation system that would accelerate a just transition.
logging in borneo
A new study finds that illegal roads have enabled illicit logging, mining, poaching and land grabbing in some of the world's most biodiversity-rich ecosystems.
The Bakun Hydroelectric Dam in Sarawak
Companies and investors planning to buy Malaysia's hydropower-backed RECs should consider the greenhouse gasses emitted by their reservoirs, as well as biodiversity and social concerns.
poor child pakistan
Many Muslim-majority populations live in areas considered to be most vulnerable to climate impacts. The World Food Program says the practice of abstaining from food has become an ongoing reality for millions throughout the year.
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Karbon & Iklim Video

Jack Johnson and Jessica Cheam
Eksklusif Jack Johnson says yes, but it is a long road ahead. In this exclusive interview, we ask the American singer-songwriter and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador about his hopes for the state of the world and how music plays a role in providing a dose of optimism in dark times.
GP clocks Shell oil terminal
The action comes despite the oil giant suing the environmental group for US$2.1 million after demonstrators boarded the company’s vessel at the Atlantic Ocean in January.
'Wasted' documentary
Launched as policymakers lock horns with petrochemicals lobbyists over a treaty to end plastic pollution, the documentary produced by Eco-Business asks why opportunities to solve humanity's waste crisis are being wasted. It will premiere in Singapore and screen on the sidelines of the upcoming COP28 climate summit.
BCG video Eco-Business
Studio EB Asia's green transition pathways need to be socially inclusive given huge differences in economic development across the region, says experts at the Boston Consulting Group. State-owned enterprises have an "outsized" role to play, they add.
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Karbon & Iklim Podcasts

Manila, Philippines
Studio EB If a real estate development can reduce energy and water consumption – and emit fewer carbon emissions – it is built to last, Oliver Chan tells the Eco-Business podcast. The key, however, is to first educate future homeowners and businesses that going green does not mean breaking the bank.
The EB Podcast Petronas COP28
The oil and gas sector needs to cut operational emissions faster, Charlotte Wolff-Bye tells the Eco-Business podcast. But slashing fuel output won’t do for the Asian supplier, and it welcomes respectful debate at the climate summit.
Smoke from burning land in Indonesia
Studio EB Transboundary haze pollution is back with a vengeance in Southeast Asia. The Eco-Business Podcast talks to RSPO CEO Joseph D'Cruz about what the palm oil sector can do to put out the peatland fires that have burned annually for four decades.
"We are already at 1.1°C of warming – a matter of life and death for the Global South", says Professor Winston Chow, the recently appointed co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's working group on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability.
The Singapore scientist, recently elected to the UN's top climate body, tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the precarious state of climate adaptation in developing Asia. The region is not well-prepared to manage the cascading risks of extreme climate events, he says.
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