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Nate Maynard works on environmental issues ranging from climate change to the circular economy. A Fulbright fellowship to study coral reef economics originally brought him to Taiwan where has since also consulted on green business development and clean power . He is currently a PhD student at National Chengchi University.
At a recent conference in Taipei, January's controversy over feed-in tariffs did not dampen a sense of optimism over Taiwan's wind energy future.
The world is rushing towards embracing bio-plastics because they sound like a nice alternative to banned single-use plastics, but the truth is that in most cases bio-plastics are not biodegradable.
Thailand has powered past regional peers when it comes to solar power capacity via astute implementation of feed-in tariffs.
China's move to reject the world's waste is an opportunity to think seriously about the true costs of recycling.
There is no easy fix for global warming, but there are everyday ways you can make a difference.