Global Warming

Capitalising on climate unity

The Paris talks proved that political success is possible, if leaders are given the right platform, if civil society mobilises behind them, and if the world acts in unison.

19 November 2017

In defence of the 1.5°C climate change threshold

Philippines used its chairmanship of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) to fight to ensure that the 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed explicitly to cap global warming at 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

27 October 2017

The tides are changing in favour of renewable energy

“Fast evolution of energy technologies brings renewables into competitive market. The technological advancement has led to a dramatic decline in renewable energy cost,” Phoumin Han, an Energy Economist with ERIA said.

1 October 2017

The health costs of environmental change

The health implications of human-induced environmental change are largely being overlooked, while future generations’ quality of life is being mortgaged for economic gain.

30 September 2017