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2016/12/27 | Joydeep Gupta
Green Smudge on the Sahara
At the western edge of the desert that stretches from India to North Africa, an experimental Jatropha plantation shows promise
2016/12/27 | The Japan Times
The Cost of Cleaning Up Fukushima
Tepco should pay for the decommissioning of its reactors, compensation for the victims, and cleanup of the contaminated areas.
2016/12/21 | Beth Walker
Murder in Myanmar: Reporter's Death Linked to Illegal Logging
Journalist’s death highlights plight of Myanmar’s forests and corruption of illegal logging trade to India and China
2016/12/19 | Martin Rowe
A Sad Slice of Pizza
The plight of Pizza the polar bear is a sad reflection of our relationship with wildlife and nature.
2016/12/14 | The Japan Times
Google’s Commitment to Go Green
Government commitments are important, but even more durable and compelling are steps by companies like Google.
2016/12/13 | Stam Lee
PHOTO STORY: Mined-Out Cities, the True Cost of Coal in China
Chinese cities that were once rich from mining are now facing the gruesome aftermath from the depletion of their 'black gold.'
PHOTO STORY: The Lifeblood of Coastal Conservation in Asia
Climate change, industrial fishing and pollution pose constant and increasing threats to coastal and marine ecosystems. These communities are fighting back.
2016/12/07 | Charles Vest
Hydropower in the Mekong: an Alternative Approach
Laos needs to rethink its aggressive hydropower plans as new markets and technologies create an opportunity to change course.
2016/12/02 | Li You
China Drafts New Wind Power Plan
The government hopes to invest 700 billion yuan in renewable energy by 2020.
2016/12/01 | Zhang Chun
In China We Trust: The Promise of a New Carbon Market
As China prepares to open a national carbon market, no immediate emissions reduction is expected when it opens next year, but its huge scale provides hope for reductions from 2020 onwards.
2016/11/28 | Zhang Chun
In China We Trust: The Promise of a New Carbon Market
As China prepares to open a national carbon market, no immediate emissions reduction is expected when it opens next year, but its huge scale provides hope for reductions from 2020 onwards.