#energy News

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The Indian cabinet approved India’s updated Nationally Determined Contributions in line with the commitments under the Paris Agreement and the announcements made at the Glasgow COP26 Summit.
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Cambodia’s prime minister has intervened to stop the destruction of a forest outside the country’s capital, but not before developers managed to clear between 500 and 600 hectares in a week.
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The study also highlights how the global shift to cleaner marine fuels could threaten Singapore’s maritime dominance.
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Dimalanta’s appointment comes as the new administration seeks amendments to the country’s electric power industry law to address the cost of electricity, which is among the highest in Southeast Asia.
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#energy Opinion

G7 2022
A major reason why climate policies fail is that they don't account for social factors, such as the sense of resentment felt by the economically displaced. But a new global initiative by the G7 seeks to address this problem head-on.
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High imported fuel prices and limited global supplies make liquified natural gas projects increasingly uncompetitive.
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In a world beset by crises amid rising temperatures and deepening inequality, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. But we already have tried-and-tested policy schemes that could help us tackle these problems in a politically sustainable fashion.
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Vulnerable groups in Asia will suffer from hits to economic growth, energy security and food systems. Poorer countries should get debt relief to support their people. Adopting clean energy now will also benefit the economy in the long run.
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#energy 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.
Dr Sylvia Earle
Exclusive In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
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Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition.
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Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
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#energy Podcasts

Dr Sylvia Earle podcast
Exclusive Oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle speaks to Eco-Business in this exclusive podcast about the irreversible damage deep sea mining will cause, the link between the oceans and our global climate, and the role that we can all play in 'being at peace' with nature.
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A US$22 billion project involving 12,000 hectares of solar panels and 3,800km of cabling running from Darwin to Singapore might be the most ambitious renewable energy project ever. How will it work? Eco-Business talked to Fraser Thompson of project developer Sun Cable.
The Eco-Business Podcast
Eco-Business talks to Peter Kiernan, lead energy analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, to unpack a new landmark report from the International Energy Agency, which proposes an immediate ban on fossil fuels extraction to curb global warming.
Where is the smart money going in renewables?
Solar, wind, carbon capture, nature-based solutions—what are the technologies needed to combat climate change? Eco-Business asked clean energy entrepreneur Hendrik Tiesinga where the smart money is going.
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