Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
Finalists in tourism for tomorrow awards announced
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has now announced the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. These are organised into the following new categories including Climate Action, Investing in People, Destination Stewardship, Social Impact and Changemakers.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Heart disease caused by more factors than just diet
Re: “Meat not sole cause of climate woes, but major”, Letters, The Nation Weekend, January 12-13.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Meat not sole cause of climate woes, but major
Again, because Robin Grant can’t dispute my arguments, he distorts what I wrote. I didn’t say the livestock industry is the only cause of global warming.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
SAFEGUARDING WORLD HERITAGE
Unesco has recognised more than 1,000 places in 167 countries and territories as World Heritage sites. Of these, five are located in Thailand. Over 50 sites are considered to be in danger, threatened by armed conflict, climate change, over-development or mismanagement.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
A vegetarian world would still be heading for climate catastrophe
Re: “Anything for taste”, Letters, January 5-6.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
REPORT: Thailand paying the price for eco-sluggishness as controversial environmental issues rise
The world is so interconnected, so changes imposed on the environment in Thailand – and the value Thais attach to ecology – cannot be viewed separately from what’s happening elsewhere.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
Thailand needs a more ambitious action plan on climate change
THAILAND’S climate-change prevention commitment is not ambitious enough, environmental group Greenpeace warned, following a United Nations report last week that called for a major boost in prevention measures in order to keep global warming within the 1.5- to 2-degree Celsius target needed to prevent dire future consequences.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 01:00
Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit
Nations on Saturday inched towards a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations to hammer out a plan to limit global temperature rises exposed a range of conflicts.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:14
Nations still worlds apart at crunch UN climate summit
Nations at UN climate talks were haggling Friday over the world's plan to avert disaster as they picked through a draft text presented by host Poland that exposed several sources of disagreement.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
Disaster in the making
Fighting climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Permafrost thaw threatens 70 per cent of Arctic infrastructure: study
A warming climate is thawing permafrost and up to 70 per cent of infrastructure in the Arctic region is at risk, including key oil and gas fields, a new study said yesterday.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
Vietnam ‘an FDI magnet’ in Southeast
VIETNAM is among the few Asean member countries to consistently improve its attractiveness to foreign investors due to its growing economy and improving business climate, according to experts.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:49
Thailand’s first green bond, issued by B Grimm, is taken up by ADB
B Grimm Power, one of Thailand’s leading private power producers, on Tuesday announced a landmark issuance of the Kingdom’s first certified climate bonds.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:19
Vietnam an FDI magnet in Southeast Asia: experts
Vietnam is among the few Asean member countries to consistently improve its attractiveness to foreign investors due to its growing economy and improving business climate, according to experts.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
The Earth doesn’t need us...
The ongoing COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, comes at a critical point in the battle to rein in the effects of climate change as our planet warms. COP24 is undoubtedly the most important summit since the Paris conference in 2015.