Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
‘Himalayan Viagra’ under threat as climate warms up
Researchers fear for yarchagumba, ‘one of the world’s most valuable biological commodities’
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:12
EU builds ties with Asia in face of US protectionism
European leaders sought to build support from Asia Thursday in defence of free trade and the fight against climate change, to counter the growing protectionism of President Donald Trump's America.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:36
'Bad news': CO2 emissions to rise in 2018, says IEA chief
Energy sector carbon emissions will rise in 2018 after hitting record levels the year before, dimming prospects for meeting Paris climate treaty goals, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Wednesday.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Tastebud-teasing, climate-cooling festival over all too soon
Re: “Slash meat consumption to save climate, says study”, World, October 12, and “Study warns meat consumption is overheating planet”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
Study warns meat consumption is overheating planet
A recent newspaper headline read, “World must slash meat consumption to save climate, says study”.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
Thai investor sentiment buoyant, survey shows
MORE THAN four-fifths of the executives interviewed for the 2018 edition of the Business Barometer: Thailand CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) said they felt positive about the country’s investment climate, despite ongoing political uncertainty and an economic recovery that remains at an early stage.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:41
UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said Monday in a landmark report that warns time is running out to avert disaster.
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 15:37
S. Arabia threatens to block key UN climate report: sources
Oil giant Saudi Arabia is seeking to block adoption of a key UN climate change report unless a passage highlighting the inadequacy of national carbon-cutting pledges is removed or altered, multiple sources told AFP.
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 01:00
Under a changing sky
Climate change has caused much concern this century, but Thailand is joining the fight against rising temperatures by promising to take action on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00
Saving forests must remain a focus for slowing climate change
Will Mekong region policymakers heed the clarion call by global scientists? Ask China.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
Mekong communities urged to organise emergency plans
A COMMUNITIES-LED emergency response plan is being advocated to cope with water hazards and dam disasters on the entire Mekong River Basin, as climate change magnifies the threats of water disasters posed by dams.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
Disclosure is key to unlock more ‘green’ financing
THE NEW York Climate Week took place last week with the world at a critical juncture in its response to climate change. The contrast with two years ago is stark. The Paris Agreement had just been signed, and the stage seemed set for accelerated action against climate change.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 06:50
Michael Bloomberg, against climate change and anti-Trump
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is using his vast fortune, estimated at $51 billion, to spur action to address climate change -- and to tilt the US Congress toward Democratic control.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
Wake-up call on climate issued
THAI companies have been too slow to adapt to the consequences of climate change, say researchers who have welcomed plans by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) to issue green bonds.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:24
Temperature rise to affect 134m people in Bangladesh: WB
Might reduce projected 6.7% GDP, WB says in a new report