The Vietnamese government is mulling a significant reduction of feed-in tariff rates for wind. The Global Wind Energy Council has cautioned the move could see disgruntled investors pack their bags, derailing the nation's wind targets.
Southeast Asia's stimulus spending up until July demonstrated a ‘dismal’ commitment to decarbonisation. Can the Asean Comprehensive Recovery Framework, adopted last week, steer the region towards a green recovery?
In a year that has seen it commit hundreds of millions to coal ventures overseas, Kepco has announced it will no longer pursue further such projects. Activists have urged the firm to also reverse earlier planet-heating investment decisions.
Sri Indrastuti Hadiputranto and Ben Dixon
and Madeleine Brandes –
The business-as-usual approach to plastic pollution isn’t working. In the midst of a pandemic, Indonesia leads with ambitious plans to reduce plastic waste and pollution.
Robin Hicks –
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
Medilyn Manibo –
The Rockefeller Foundation is looking for more cities willing to build economic, social and physical resilience amid a rapidly urbanising world. Submission of applications for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge ends on September 10.