#energy transition News

hydropower plant on Nam Theun river in Laos PDR
New research shows that these three Southeast Asian nations are among the top 20 countries in the world with unused profitable hydropower potential. Strict environmental rules are, however, vital to unlocking this potential.
Busy India street scene
Expanding wealth and creating jobs remain top priorities for many policymakers in the rapidly emerging region. Several industrial powerhouses also promoted nuclear power as a green energy source.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general, World Trade Organization
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, told the World Economic Forum that decarbonising global trade and supply chains must occur in a way that does not disadvantage the Global South.
COP28 briefing
Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Al Suwaidi outlined the UAE's ambition as COP28 host nation and defended the controversial move to appoint the country's state energy company chief as president of the crucial climate negotiations.
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#energy transition Opinion

Coal-India
The market must work in sync with a range of policy instruments. Stable institutional and regulatory structures must balance competing interests and trade-offs to ensure optimum coverage, caps, pricing and reporting.
Oil rig
Given the scale and complexity of the transition away from hydrocarbons, some worry that economic analysis has been given short shrift in the policy planning process. At least four major challenges stand in the way.
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Global philanthropy is not putting its muscle behind addressing the dual climate and nature crises, but it holds the key to unlocking the pace and scale required for action on climate and nature in this decisive decade.
marcos and xi jinping
Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, Jr began his administration by vowing to prioritise clean energy and curbing climate disasters. Eco-Business scrutinises these pledges and asks what he must address to stay true to them.
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#energy transition 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.
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#energy transition Podcasts

Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
Energy imports EB Podcast
Ambitious plans to transmit clean energy from India, China and Australia into Southeast Asia have been proposed in recent years. Eco-Business speaks with two energy experts on the prospects, challenges and ingredients for success.
EB Podcast: Climate Tech In Asia - Gogoro Founder Horace Luke
Exclusive In this new podcast series 'Climate Tech in Asia', Eco-Business speaks to Gogoro chairman and CEO Horace Luke about the company's recent listing on the Nasdaq and its quest to electrify Asia's ubiquitous two-wheelers and make battery swapping mainstream.
EB Podcast with Elena Philipova, director of sustainable finance, Refinitiv
It is no longer business as usual when it comes to how we tackle climate change and rising global temperatures. Eco-Business speaks to Elena Philipova of Refinitiv about how data can ensure countries and businesses are delivering on pledges to decarbonise.
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