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2018/10/12 | Nate Maynard
Face Your Fear: Here's What a 1.5 C Warmer World Really Looks Like
In the best case scenario we will lose corals and the Arctic even if we transition at an abrupt and societally transformative pace.
2018/05/03 | China Brief
China, Russia and the Lure of a 'Polar Silk Road'
China sees currently chimeric Arctic shipping as one solution to its energy import problems.
2018/04/23 | The Interpreter
OPINION: Climate Change to Test Small Island Alliances
China is courting nations such as the Maldives and Vanuatu using infrastructure funds aimed at combating the effects of sea level rises.
2018/04/22 | Nate Maynard
5 Tips to Help Save the Planet on Earth Day and Every Day
There is no easy fix for global warming, but there are everyday ways you can make a difference.
2017/12/26 | Li You
Nomadic Lifestyles Erode as Xinjiang Grows Warmer
Pastoralists' tradition of winter migration threatened by lack of snowfall and a resettlement policy.
2017/12/20 | Dinah Gardner
Is Bitcoin Killing the Planet?
Dreaming of Bitcoin hitting US$1 million? Then think twice about the energy implications and the future of your planet.
2017/12/18 | Daniel Hurst
'Negotiation by Exhaustion': Reflecting on the Kyoto Protocol
Two decades on from the landmark meeting in Japan, negotiators have yet to find a satisfactory method of enforcing climate commitments.
2017/11/16 | Jane W. Wang
Can We Pull Taiwan Out of Its Identity Crisis?
Taiwan aspires to be the global innovation hub of Asia while driving globally-minded talent away with low salaries and conservative work cultures. How can current globally-minded talent battle disillusionment?
2017/11/15 | Justin Catanoso
US Leads Coal-Gas-Nuke Panel at Climate Summit
The panel argued that fossil fuel production at high, subsidized levels is vital to 'energy security and economic development.'
2017/11/14 | The Third Pole
Global Climate Summit Dominated by Budget Cuts, Red Tape
Many grants promised to countries to help combat climate change have been swapped out for loans.
2017/10/12 | Max Martin
Rohingya Face Conflux of Conflict, Development and Disaster
The ethnic cleansing and wholesale expulsion of Rohingyas from Rakhine state in Myanmar highlight how forced migration of minority communities is driven by identity politics and land grabs for development.
2017/09/12 | Moushumi Basu
India and Nepal Team up to Rescue Flooded Rhinos
Efforts to rescue flood-swept rhinos have involved around 350 forest personnel and officials from both India and Nepal.
2017/07/19 | Saigoneer
Q&A: How Saigon and the Mekong Delta Can Confront Climate Change
'Vietnam could raise more awareness about climate change and risks. There is little awareness among local people and farmers. In a way it's similar to the Netherlands: people are not very interested, it's still a very abstract discourse.'
2017/07/13 | The Third Pole
The Loss of Glaciers in China has been Overestimated
Chinese scientists, with new data from satellites, have found that glaciers on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau are melting slower than expected.