#energy intensity News

SMC LNG Batangas.
Sold-out long-term liquified natural gas contracts and project delays may force a rethink for the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand to rely on previously-forecasted LNG growth, according to a report by global think tank IEEFA.
Air conditioning compressors in Bangkok.
A post-Fukushima campaign to pressure Japanese citizens to slash household energy consumption led to a spike in heat-related deaths, according to a new study. As global heating intensifies, could policies to save energy kill people?
A Sembcorp Energy India Limited (SEIL) coal plant in India higher res
Energy firm Sembcorp says the deal to sell an Indian coal subsidiary will help meet a climate target. But a watchdog alleges that the sale should not count as a reduction in its carbon exposure. Sembcorp shareholders vote on the sale today.
Kepco coal plant in Cebu
Korea Electric Power Corporation suffered from an unprecended deficit in the first half of the year due to high coal and gas prices. Energy analysts say it is unclear who will buy the soon-to-be stranded assets from the utility firm.
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#energy intensity Opinion

Oskarshamn nuclear power station
To accelerate the net-zero transition and reduce Russia and China's global influence as the world’s leading providers of nuclear projects, shareholder governments must reconsider their outdated stance against the technology.
Women on a panel on women in tech
Women entrepreneurs entering climate tech now represent the greatest opportunity for women to drive equality in the c-suite and boardroom, writes Marie Cheong.
buildings in singapore
While Singapore's scheme to promote energy-efficient buildings has been improved over the years, it should be critically evaluated to ensure its aims are being realised.
Sual 1 coal plant Pangasinan, Philippines
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
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#energy intensity Videos

Jovie Montajes, founder of Light of Hope PH
After 20 years without electricity, more than 50 households in Cebu's poorest district have been provided with solar energy, financed by carbon offsets.
solar gili air id
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.
System change not climate change
Pension funds are some of the world's largest investors—holding trillions in assets—billions of which are pumped into fossil fuel companies like Shell, BP, and Total.
fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
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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#energy intensity Podcasts

Coal-fired power planet
China, Japan and Korea have just announced exciting decarbonisation targets. On the Eco-Business podcast, Dr Frank Rijsberman, director general of the Global Green Growth Institute, talks about what these targets mean for the region's development and our climate.
Red ship on the ocean
EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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