The more coal-dependent a country is, the more pro-coal its news reporting is—this was the trend among five major countries in the region surveyed by youth-led organisation Climate Tracker. Why is the Philippines the only outlier?
Previously criticised for not channelling enough stimulus spending to green initiatives, Singapore has announced myriad sustainability measures under this year’s government budget. Will they go far enough?
Land conflicts in Indonesia escalated in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with palm oil and pulpwood companies taking advantage of movement restrictions to expand aggressively, according to a new report.
Billions in financial aid have been dished out to airlines battered by Covid-19. As the world warms, governments should force the industry into decline rather than helping it back onto its feet, argues a new paper.
Laos has announced the construction of two new coal plants for this year, despite growing evidence that coal power comes with financial risk. What is holding back the country from tapping its rich clean energy resources instead?