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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.

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.

2017/04/18 | Pradeep S. Mehta and Kyle Cote

Trump and the Future of India–US Relations

Less than three months into Donald Trump’s term as president, those watching in India are intensely anticipating how bilateral relations will proceed with the United States.

2017/03/27 | Saigoneer

Coffee Production in Vietnam Faces Dark Future Under Climate Change

Rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns may cost Vietnam 50 percent of its current Robusta coffee production areas by 2050.

2017/03/24 | Shi Yi

Hot Water in South China Sea Causes Mass Coral Bleaching

Strong El Niño effect increased summer water temperatures by up to 6 degrees.

2017/03/12 | Justin Nobel

How to Clear a Path Through 60 Feet of Snow, Japanese Style

Snow Canyon in Toyama is both visually stunning and quite the technical feat.

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?