Asia

Tropical forest to the rescue

July 3, 2018 ecodaily 0

  As the world confronts new types of challenges, the fight against climate change appears to have taken a backseat. Countries in Europe may continue to show commitment to dealing with the warming of the […]

Asia

China’s Nuclear Energy Gambit

June 30, 2018 ecodaily 0

  China, the world’s biggest climate polluter, recently released a comprehensive three-year action plan on how to clean up its air and soil. The country intends to employ a number of tactics to cut down on its emissions, from […]

Asia

The legal deadlock over Sarawak’s oil and gas

June 24, 2018 ecodaily 0

  On Friday, the Federal Court dismissed Petronas’ application for leave to challenge Sarawak’s aspirations to reassert regulatory control over its own oil and gas. The Federal Court also struck out Petronas’ application for an order preserving […]

Agriculture

Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

June 20, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Thomas Guillaume, a postdoctoral researcher at EPFL’s Ecological Systems Laboratory (ECOS) and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), is the lead author of a synthesis study on the environmental […]