Thailand News

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The large fish of the Mekong, some of which are revered in local cultures, face dire consequences without urgent action.
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We examine Southeast Asia’s largest free-flowing river, as it navigates competing interests between the countries it spans, and discuss Myanmar’s military junta’s role in shaping its future.
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Ageing equipment, rising petroleum demand and minimal fines are driving oil spills in the Gulf of Thailand, as legislators and fishers call for change.
Smog in Jakarta
The El Niño weather phenomenon, smouldering peatlands, coal power and vehicular pollution caused a big drop in air quality in Southeast Asia in 2023. In Indonesia, Southeast Asia's most polluted country, air quality fell by 20 per cent.
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Thailand Opinion

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Long a source of tension with its neighbours, China’s transboundary rivers are opening opportunities for regional cooperation.
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The decision by many Asian countries to embrace gas in their transition financing frameworks may lock the region into a high-emissions future. Only Singapore and Thailand's taxonomies require gas producers to lower emissions.
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Four Asean member countries have taken an important first step towards the vision of a regional power grid. The next step is to look for lessons learned and improve collaboration, leveraging the experience of the public and private sector.
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A coordinated approach both regionally and globally is needed to ensure a just energy transition in Southeast Asia that stimulates economic growth.
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Thailand Videos

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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?
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Fishermen are often cut off from land for weeks out at sea. But a new technology enables them to be connected with loved ones, while boosting the traceability of their catch.
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Watch this charming video of how Thai farmer Somsak Sriphumthong got rid of a destructive opium field and helped curb deforestation and downstream flooding with his organic and sustainable coffee farm.
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A Thai firm has built the country's first homes that runs on solar power for 24 hours a day, using a hybrid of solar PV panels and fuel cells.
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Thailand Podcasts

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EB Studio Dexter Huerto Jr of engineering firm Danfoss tells the Eco-Business Podcast how food supply chains have been affected by a pandemic and conflict, and how they can be fixed.
Ice caps and a warming planet
"We have a choice about the speed of sea-level rise." The Eco-Business Podcast talks to climate scientist Professor Ben Horton about how close the world is to reaching crucial climate tipping points, and what can be done to stop runaway climate change.
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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?
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
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