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Addressing Climate Change With Green Transport & Pure Electric Vehicles

Transportation related carbon emissions account for nearly 25% of global emissions. Reducing these emissions is a key step for Asian countries to meet their national emissions targets and Paris Agreement goals. This can be done in two ways: increasing pure electric vehicle use and developing efficient mass transportation systems. Both of these changes need to be initiated by government policy - and some Asian countries are already leading the way.

South Korea Prepares for Net-Zero by 2050. But Is It Enough?

While others run, South Korea seems to stroll towards its net-zero by 2050 goal. However, with the latest green deals, the local government shows ambition to change the country's trajectory and notably speed up its renewable energy transition.

Repercussions of China’s Coal Pledge on Asian Economies

China's historic pledge to stop coal financing abroad will help in lowering global carbon emissions. However, the decision may also risk economic growth in Asian countries like Vietnam and Indonesia. Experts demand stronger commitments from Beijing in order to support the renewable energy transition in the region.

The Reality of Oil and Gas Industry’s Net-Zero Commitments

There has been an increase in oil and gas firms committing to achieve net-zero by 2050. But with rising CO2 emissions, the current scenario demands immediate action. Several fossil fuel firms are being sued for misrepresentation and fraud. Experts stressed the need to set an interim target with clear timelines.

What is the Future of Sustainability in Sports & Sponsorships?

The focus of sports has long been on competition, show, and profit. Little emphasis has...

Green Investments Growth in Asia – the Global Renewable Energy Powerhouse

Asia is the most populous continent and home to some of the fastest-growing economies. As...

Tokyo Olympics is Putting Sustainability First and Promoting Net-Zero Goals

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently made several major announcements regarding its push towards carbon...

Tokyo 2021 Carbon Offset Programme – A Deeper Look At Its Success

The Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games will be the largest sporting event of the year, particularly...

Is Tokyo 2021 the Environmental Turning Point for the Olympics?

The Tokyo 2021 (previously 2020) Olympics is getting considerable press as a ‘green’ games. Both...

The State of Renewable Energy in Bangladesh – Slow Transition, But Big Potential

Data by the World Bank for 2019 shows that Bangladesh was ranked 5th for the...

Asia’s Race to Net-Zero by 2030

Мaps of the historical and future global temperature curve paint a disturbing picture. The earth...

Renewable Energy Investments in Vietnam – Asia’s Next Clean Energy Powerhouse

For the last five years, Vietnam’s electricity demand has been growing by 10% on average...

Malaysian Banks and Their Slow Transition to Renewable Energy Finance

The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030) is to reduce global air pollution levels through...

Offshore Wind Power – Key to Japan’s 2050 Net-Zero Goal

In October 2020, Japan’s Prime Minister announced a net-zero goal by 2050. Considering the sluggish...

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