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2017/07/09 | Henrik Selin.

Trump’s Exit of Paris Climate Accord Strengthens China and Europe

On global climate change cooperation and a growing number of other foreign policy issues, American exceptionalism now increasingly means that the United States stands largely alone in the world.

2015/12/14 | Kenzo

Global Warming Alert: Two Degrees Celsius More and Taiwan Might Be Flooded

According to Climate Central's latest report, if the temperature rises 2 degrees Celsius, the land subsidence of Taiwan's coastal areas will become more severe. If it rises 4 degrees Celsius, places including Taipei and the western coastal areas will be flooded.

2016/02/16 | TNL 編輯

Fiji Becomes First Country To Approve Paris Agreement

Countries in the Asia Pacific region are among the most vulnerable nations when talking about global warming. Recently, Fiji's parliament ratified the implementation of Paris Agreement in their country, hoping to pioneer the official agreement among participating countries.

2016/09/29 | Mark Lawson

Why Ratifying Global Climate Agreements Has Proven So Difficult

International treaties do not come into effect simply because they have been signed by representatives of the governments involved.

2016/11/24 | The Japan Times

Japan Should Take More Proactive Climate Action

Japan’s efforts toward cutting its own emissions have failed to impress internationally. It needs to demonstrate that it is serious about combating climate change by taking concrete action and coming up with more ambitious long-term plans.

2017/03/10 | Chinadialogue

Roundtable: How to Respond if the U.S. Withdraws from Paris?

In the event of the US leaving the Paris Agreement what will be the reaction of the other signatories?

2017/04/08 | Florentine Koppenborg

Will the Silent Comeback of Coal Threaten Japan’s Climate Goals?

Japan’s energy debate demonstrates that phasing out coal from the electricity mix and replacing it with renewable alternatives can be a political challenge.   

2017/06/02 | Agence France-Presse

Trump and Climate Science: Typhoons are Already Becoming More Intense in Asia

The intensity of typhoons battering China, Taiwan, Japan and the Korean Peninsula since 1980 has increased by 12 to 15 percent.