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Coal remains main source of energy in Southeast Asia

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

The energy multinational Wood Mackenzie said in a recent study that coal would remain a major fuel source in Southeast Asia for years to come, its use expected to peak only in 2027. The Indonesian government has set a target of generating 23 percent of its power from...

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BASIC nations urge developed countries to fulfill their climate finance commitments

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

With issue of finance being considered a major sticking point in negotiations ahead of future climate summit, the BASIC nations - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - on Saturday jointly...

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ADB Study: More food for less water in southern Asia

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

Rice is one of the staple foods in southern Asia. It needs large amounts of water to be grown and population increase and climate change are major challenges for irrigation farming in the region...

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ADB should expand private sector operations: Garg

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

Asserting that Asia continues to be the growth engine of the world, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Saturday said the ADB must expand its private sector operations to boost...

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UN calls for urgent rethink as resource use skyrockets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss – a challenge that will only worsen unless the world urgently undertakes a systemic reform of...

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GWEC and World Bank Group Target Emerging Offshore Wind Markets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets....

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