The very real threat climate change presents to Thailand’s capital made headlines again in recent weeks after a study commissioned by the government found that large areas if Bangkok could be under water in as little as 15 years.
The call for a “frack free” Kimberley is winning, at least for now. Greens hailed ALCOA Australia in dumping its $40 million deal with Buru Energy to supply up to 500 petajoules of gas, a deal struck eight years ago.
It’s been nearly four and a half years since an earthquake and resulting tsunami damaged Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant, causing what is considered the most severe nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986.
I’ve written plenty — especially in recent weeks — on China’s air pollution problem and efforts to improve air quality in the country’s choked provinces and megacities. Just check here, here and here.
A new documentary shows how developmental projects like mega-dams have decimated the lives of indigenous people in Malaysia who have been displaced without proper resettlement or compensation.
Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong faces new charges
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 6:10PM UTC
Chinese stock index jumps 5.3% as Asian stocks rise
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 5:08PM UTC
China detains 11 over deadly Tianjin port blast
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:59PM UTC