Where Is Oil Headed in 2023-2028: IEA Report – Video

The IEA Oil Analysis Report and Forecast 2023-2028 report says stabilisation is now occurring in oil markets after major disruptions in 2022.

Taking to the Streets of Jakarta, K-pop Fans Call Out Hyundai’s Greenwashing

KPop4Planet launched the "Hyundai, Drop Coal" campaign to call for Hyundai to live by its commitment to achieving net zero by 2045.

European Green Deal: What Asia Can Learn

Following the shining example of EU member states and designing policies similar to the European Green Deal can help developing Asia build a more resilient, sustainable and cost-efficient energy system.

Proposed Expansion of Gas Power in Asia Poses Climate and Economic Risks [Op-Ed]

Over 60% of global gas-fired capacity in development is based in Asia, with over half of this capacity concentrated in East and Southeast Asia. Rising costs saw around 81GW of previously planned capacity was cancelled between 2022-2023. There is still time to halt or limit the gas expansion in Asia, as around 70% of the gas-fired capacity is still in the announcement and pre-construction stages.

Japan’s GX Strategy and Southeast Asia – Video

Japan's GX strategy has been criticised for extending the life of fossil fuel-based technology like gas and coal in Southeast Asia.

Africans Want Renewables, Not Fossil Fuel Funding from G7

With Japan’s leader touring Africa, pressure is growing on G7 nations to support clean energy development on the continent rather than oil and gas.

Japan’s G7 Push for Gas Investments – Video

Japan's G7 push for more investments in to fossil fuels has received a cold response from other nations in the group.

The Growing Burden of Japan’s Climate Change Impact

Japan’s climate change impact is disrupting people’s lives as heat and humidity create increasingly dangerous conditions in the island country. As the country prepares for the 2023 G7 presidency in May, it will need to convince the world that it can achieve its pledge of carbon neutrality by 2050.

Indonesia Dances Around Taxonomies to Mobilise Capital for Its Coal Phaseout Programmes

Since Indonesia signed the US$20 billion Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) agreements late last year, the government has mobilised multiple workstreams to create policy structures to support the critical first stage of early coal retirement. However, more than mere tweaks to criteria for supporting early coal retirement may be required.

What Does an Ambitious Clean Energy Target Mean for Bangladesh?

Bangladesh’s existing power system can incorporate a significant amount of renewable energy, the country needs to invest steadily in clean energy to reach the 40% generation capacity goal. The economic competitiveness of renewable energy also makes it a favourable choice in the future. 

Contracting Debacles Underscore Long-term LNG Risks in the Philippines

Economic sustainability of LNG remains in doubt amid power deal issues and global price volatility says Sam Reynolds of IEEFA.

What are Scope 1, 2 and 3 Emissions and Their Role in Fighting Climate Change

Scope 1, 2 and 3 categorise a company's direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing all three is essential for corporate responsibility and meeting net zero.

Energy Poverty: Causes, Effects and Solutions

Energy poverty describes a lack of access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy sources. This can block progress towards human well-being and sustainable development.

On a Quest to Make Music Streaming Greener, Kpop Fan Activists Gets One Major Company to Change Its Tune

Kpop4Planet, a fan-driven, grassroots climate group, targeted South Korea’s music streaming giants during their “Streaming, Heating, Melting” campaign to demand that companies move towards renewable energy sources.

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