#climate risk News

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As India and Pakistan struggled to cope with soaring temperatures this month, experts warn lack of access to cooling tech like AC, fridges and fans will cost lives and livelihoods.
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Thousands of birds are estimated to be dying annually in Gujarat’s Kutch district due to collisions with power lines.
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The 2°C global warming scenario is gloomy, but a 1.5°C increase isn't much better. Life for billions of people in the region is still going to get worse, according to the latest studies.
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To supply a planned biorefinery, Brazil would need to increase its oil palm hectarage by 60 per cent. An all too familiar debate is underway.
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#climate risk Opinion

Laundry lines stretch towards the back of this unmarked alley in Tanah Abang.
Jakarta’s high-rise settlements are the most crowded places in Southeast Asia. New community centres provide vital outdoor space for a hemmed-in population.
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Amid the increased prominence of sustainability in policymaking and legislation, there is a huge opportunity for chief finance officers, or CFOs, to take the lead in corporate accountability.
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Despite widespread recognition that women are underrepresented in climate and conservation fora, the problem persists. Given that women face the greatest risks from environmental crises and have been shown to deliver better environmental policy results, this status quo is both unjust and shortsighted.
Floods in Bandung in West Java, Indonesia.
Many Southeast Asian countries are at the intersection of high exposure and low readiness to adapt to the risks brought by global warming. The region needs to move a lot faster on better planning and data collection.
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#climate risk Videos

Journey to net-zero Keppel video
EB Studio Our urban infrastructure is responsible for almost 40 per cent of global carbon emissions. Climate solutions need to include the biggest energy guzzlers, clean energy and retrofitting old buildings.
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#climate risk Podcasts

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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What's it like co-writing a 3,500 page report on the dangers of climate change with hundreds of scientists worldwide, over Zoom calls during a pandemic? Eco-Business speaks to authors from the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore who were in the thick of the action.
COP26 podcast
The climate talks in Glasgow could have a major trickle-down effect on Asia's business community. What should the region's businesses expect from COP26? The Eco-Business Podcast asked energy and sustainability expert Malavika Bambawale.
Green School students visit a school in Bali, Indonesia
Most schools only teach the science of climate change. Green School gives the skills needed to live in a warming world. Eco-Business asked Green School's Leslie Medema how to be real with children about climate change without scaring them.
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