Tag: Climate change

Clearance of land for oil palm plantations threatens Indonesia’s climate commitments, harms rural communities: report

Clearance of land for oil palm plantations threatens Indonesia’s climate commitments, harms rural communities: report

The clearing of natural forests to develop palm oil plantations in Indonesia is jeopardizing its commitment to reducing emissions, while causing th ...
Our response to climate change is missing something big, say scientists

Our response to climate change is missing something big, say scientists

Some environmental solutions are win-win solutions that help curb global warming and also protect biodiversity. But others approa ...
The new report sheds light on the “hidden costs” of mental health problems caused by climate change

The new report sheds light on the “hidden costs” of mental health problems caused by climate change

The effects of climate change on the collective mental health of people around the world have not yet been recorded. However, a r ...
Asia has almost all of the world’s most vulnerable cities from pollution, natural disasters, and other environmental problems: Report

Asia has almost all of the world’s most vulnerable cities from pollution, natural disasters, and other environmental problems: Report

According to a report from research firm Verisk Mlecroft, Asian cities are at the greatest risk from environmental problems such as air pollution a ...
Geoengineering programs that can serve as “Plan B” for Earth

Geoengineering programs that can serve as “Plan B” for Earth

Dismissed as far-fetched and dangerous a decade ago, plans to curb the effects of global warming through climate change have moved ...
The world’s glaciers are melting faster than ever, with the US and Canada hardest hit

The world’s glaciers are melting faster than ever, with the US and Canada hardest hit

Glaciers are melting faster and losing 31 percent more snow and ice per year than 15 years ago. This emerges from three-dimensional satellite meas ...
The Biden government commends India for increasing its commitment to climate change

The Biden government commends India for increasing its commitment to climate change

Biden's government has commended India for stepping up its commitment to climate change, including partnering with the US to deplo ...
Can China really give up its coal addiction in order to be carbon neutral by 2060?

Can China really give up its coal addiction in order to be carbon neutral by 2060?

Ahead of this week's summit of world leaders to discuss ways to tackle climate change, the South China Morning Post examines how attitudes have cha ...