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Shunned by investors, poorer nations seek to climate-proof growth

Countries vulnerable to climate change - from Bangladesh to Kenya and Guatemala - have proposed new ways to access cheaper financing to tackle the ...

As drought bites, Thai cities urged to rein in festive water fights

A worsening drought in parts of Thailand has prompted monks and conservationists to appeal to city dwellers to ...

We’re dying because we breathe, and solutions are up in the air

As long as the government does nothing to amend existing environmental standards, more lives will be lost just from breathing.
April 07, 2019 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

More than 113 milion people suffer 'acute hunger': UN

More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced "acute hunger" last year because of wars and climate disasters, with Africa the worst-hit region.
April 02, 2019 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

India's monsoon should be robust provided no El Nino surprise

India's monsoon, crucial for Asia's third largest economy, is likely to be a robust and healthy one this year provided there isn't a surprise El Nino phenomenon.
March 28, 2019 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Push for more coal power in China imperils climate

Increased coal use in China and a proposal to boost capacity could imperil global climate change goals, researchers have warned.
March 28, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

2018 spike in energy demand spells climate trouble: IEA

A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions.
March 26, 2019 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnamese named among world's most influential climate activists

A Vietnamese woman has made it to the global list of 100 most influential people in climate policy for her advocacy of sustainable energy solutions.
March 26, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000: president

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said Monday.
March 19, 2019 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

Da Nang, wary of flooding, to build million-dollar drainage system

Da Nang, Vietnam's third biggest city, is set to build a drainage system at a cost of over VND3.3 trillion ($142 million) to prevent flooding.
March 05, 2019 | 09:18 am GMT+7

Polar vortex freezes US Midwest with snow, dangerously cold air

A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, bone-chilling cold to a wide swath of the United States Tuesday.
January 30, 2019 | 10:13 am GMT+7

Hoi An on list of heritage sites at climate change risk

The ancient town of Hoi An is on the list of UNESCO-recognized heritage sites at risk from climate change.
January 09, 2019 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

Storm Pabuk, packing winds of up to 80 kph, is expected to make landfall Friday evening, sending thousands of people flocking to shelter inland and shutting down two major ...
January 04, 2019 | 01:38 pm GMT+7

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 68, with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher.
December 31, 2018 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty.
December 16, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7
 
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