#climate science News

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EB Studio Investors in Asia are positioning themselves for a climate-resilient net zero economy, but not at the necessary pace, finds a recent report. Most fail to act effectively to manage climate risks and opportunities in line with global climate goals.
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Srinagar, the 'summer capital' of Jammu & Kashmir, was historically cooler in summer, but the reliable relief it once provided is increasingly elusive.
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The extreme rainfall that hit Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran in April and May this year was made twice as likely by El Niño, a new rapid attribution study shows.
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EB Studio Urban Asia is facing a perfect storm. Sea levels are rising, rainfall is becoming erratic, yet more people than ever are moving into cities, leading to tensions and pressures. This report looks at how Asia’s coastal cities can adapt.
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#climate science Opinion

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United Nations Under-Secretary-General and AI expert Tshilidzi Marwala writes for Context ahead of the Bonn AI and Climate Expert Meeting.
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Limiting global warming is a matter of social justice, human rights and long-term development, and this imperative remains even if we cross the 1.5°C threshold. The 1.5°C target remains relevant.
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House Bill 7705, the low carbon economy bill, could help the climate-vulnerable nation seize the economic opportunities that come with decarbonisation.
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It's ironic that as scientific evidence on climate change and vaccines have become more compelling, public opinion on social media appears more divided.
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#climate science Videos

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EB Studio From sponge cities to coastal forests, Asia is seeking ways to work with nature and prepare for the risks in a warmer-than-expected future. This Eco-Business video looks at what else cities need to do to strengthen climate resilience.
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Gaurav Sant, founder of startup SeaChange, tells Eco-Business about a technology he hopes will give the world's oceans the capacity to absorb additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
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In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
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#climate science Podcasts

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Eco-anxiety is a healthy psychological response, says 24-year-old activist Clover Hogan. The founder of nonprofit Force of Nature tells the Eco-Business Podcast how to respond to anxiety in a world that is "numb" to the climate crisis.
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Entrepreneur Steve Melhuish tells the EB Podcast where the biggest opportunities to reduce emissions and make money are in Southeast Asia, and why finding the right economic incentives is critical for climate tech startups.
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Former petrochemicals industry executives Steve Willis and Genevieve Hilton have written a novel set 50 years into the future that has a happy ending. They tell the Eco-Business podcast that the book is a pitch to carbon-intensive industries to try workable climate solutions.
"We are already at 1.1°C of warming – a matter of life and death for the Global South", says Professor Winston Chow, the recently appointed co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's working group on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability.
The Singapore scientist, recently elected to the UN's top climate body, tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the precarious state of climate adaptation in developing Asia. The region is not well-prepared to manage the cascading risks of extreme climate events, he says.
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