climate change

Music and the Environment: How are Streaming Companies Impacting the Climate?

The link between music and the environment is in the spotlight due to the growing popularity of music streaming and data centres' rising GHG emissions. Music streaming companies need to engage with innovation and ensure that sustainable operations don’t come at the expense of listeners.

2022 Heat Wave in India and Pakistan – New Scientific Report

The World Weather Attribution Indian Pakistan heatwave study is a reminder that the climate crisis grows more severe by the day.

The Economic Cost of Climate Inaction for Asia

Climate inaction will not only cause environmental damage, but it will also lead to loss of livelihoods, as well as migration and direct economic costs. Countries have long been brushing the problem under the carpet. However, its consequences are now proving to be devastating, especially to the most vulnerable.

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. However, with rising CO2 emissions, the current scenario demands immediate action. Experts stress the need to set an interim target with clear timelines.

Importance of Climate Finance and Climate Change to Strengthen Global Solidarity

Analysts are clear: climate financing is insufficient and unevenly distributed. Developing Asian countries, especially those in the south, have to be the most concerned, considering they are the most vulnerable to climate crisis impacts.

Top Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is at the forefront of climate change impacts. Over the last decade, it has seen some of the strongest storms on record, massive flooding, and exponential property losses.

Canon Backed Think Tank CIGS Spreads Climate Change Denial

Canon cameras, used by climate change, conservation and wildlife communicators is now linked to a climate denial think tank - CIGS.

How Banks Are Making it Hard to Fight Climate Change

While banks are increasingly looking to diversify into climate-friendly portfolios, many institutions continue to back coal. Due to their increased responsibility and influential role in fighting climate change, banks should aim to end support for coal expansion and redirect financing towards renewable energy projects.

The IPCC Report and Its Impact on Asia

The latest IPCC report is a wake-up call for policymakers, corporations, financiers, and the general community that we are running out of time to prevent the adverse implications of climate change. While the findings will echo around the world, they will undisputedly have the biggest effect on Asia.

Why Corporate Credit Ratings Agencies Shy Away From Climate Risks: An Interview with Melissa Brown, IEEFA

Despite the ever-increasing climate catastrophes, climate risks are not fully reflected in the main ratings of the top rating agencies. In a Q&A with ETA, Melissa Brown of IEEFA talks about the changing dynamics in the credit-rating market and why rating agencies are buying analytics firms.

Fossil Fuel: Rising Concerns On Vanguard’s Investments

NGO raises concerns on Vanguard's fossil fuel exposure

G7 Summit: Activists Demand Fair Share Of Climate Finance

G7 climate finance pledge not fulfilling for activists

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