climate change


  • Confirm
  • .
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.
2017/06/19 | Saigoneer
Child Labor to Surge in Vietnam Due to Climate Change: Experts
As climate change wreaks havoc on Vietnam, more children will be forced to work from an early age, experts say.
2017/06/08 | Li Zhiqing
As the U.S. Says ‘Non!’ to Paris, What Will China Do Next?
President Trump’s withdrawal from the landmark agreement gives China a chance to lead the fight against climate change — if it is ready to do so.
2017/06/06 | Glenn Scherer
Trump's Paris Climate Accord Rejection: Here's What the Scientists Say
Donald Trump has announced the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord; scientists from around the globe respond to this exclusive Mongabay commentary.
2017/06/06 | Patrick Schroeder
From Laggard to Leader: China's New Role in Fighting Climate Change
If China implements a national carbon tax system, this would be the most important climate policy decision taken by any government so far, and would put China into a clear global leadership position on climate change.
2017/06/03 | Olivia Kember
Did Trump Actually Help the Climate Cause?
With this level of consensus, the biggest risk of a Trump withdrawal —  that it starts other countries down the same path — is unlikely to eventuate.
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.