#infrastructure News

yuam river
A 30-year-old project to dam the Yuam River has been revived. Civil society groups are rushing to talk to local communities, whose homes and livelihoods will be affected, and mobilise against it.
HARVESTING RAINWATER NEPAL
The combination of climate change and a rapidly growing urban population is straining an already overwhelmed municipal water system, forcing many residents to have to buy water by the tank at high prices.
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Sponsored In the midst of growing populations and electricity demand and political, investor and customer pressure to decarbonise, Asia’s electricity providers continue to grapple with implementing an affordable and reliable energy transition.
Philippine National Oil Company’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub project in Batangas
Two-thirds of proposed liquified gas terminals and power plants are unlikely to be built, due to cost, policy and infrastructure woes, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
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#infrastructure Opinion

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The devastating effects of climate change are bearing down on cities. For adaptation and decarbonisation to work, municipal leaders need to devote resources to the collection of better climate data and use them in the right way.
flooding in the netherlands
If this year’s flooding and wildfires came as a surprise to inhabitants of rich countries, that is because the modern political compact was built on effective water management.
Alsons Power Group's second 105-MW coal plant in central Mindanao
As governments’ efforts to tackle climate change accelerate, asset owners with significant long-term capital tied up in coal-fired generation will need to reconsider the role of their facilities to avoid their assets becoming stranded.
wind turbines norway
While some advocate economic degrowth as an option to achieve climate targets and other environmental goals, adopting efficient clean technologies can promote both economic growth and environmental goals.
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#infrastructure Videos

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.
migrant fishermen fishing southeast asia
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
The family is the most important thing to Dayak council chief Florianus Tihai
Sponsored The indigenous Dayak people of Kalimantan, Indonesia are working with an agribusiness giant to retain their time-honoured customs and practices while expanding the local economy.
ecosperity 2019
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
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#infrastructure Podcasts

Red ship on the ocean
Sponsored [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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