The Asia Society Policy Institute is building a team to advocate for mutual understanding on climate between the United States and China. It is a gap that Li says urgently needs to be filled, especially as climate envoys on both sides are expected to pass the baton to a new batch of leaders soon.
Kumar, who last served in the Singapore labour movement before joining WWF as its marketing head, replaces outgoing CEO R Raghunathan, who is moving on after three and a half years with the conservation group.
Despite Thailand’s energy surplus, the country continues to support environmentally damaging hydropower in Laos, revealing just how removed financers are from the impacts of their investments.
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Video footage appears to show protestors, who were demonstrating against mining operations, being dragged away by police near Ipilan Nickel Mine in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. Mining insiders are calling for maximum tolerance in similar standoffs.
Dr Jane Goodall, known for her pioneering study of chimpanzees nearly 60 years ago in Tanzania, continues her work to conserve nature in Africa by joining an expedition to protect the continent’s highest peak.
As the UN climate change conference enters its crucial final days, global social media campaign #EarthtoParis wants to send a strong message to world leaders: Make this the turning point against climate change.
Civic groups charge that an anti-foreign interference bill will muzzle civil society. How can activists safely advocate for human rights? Eco-Business asked Vanessa Ho from Project X and Fair Finance Asia's Bernadette Victorio.
Pro-miners argue that deep-sea mining is essential to enable the energy transition. On the Eco-Business podcast, Sian Owen of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition argues why nature's last frontier should be protected, not exploited.