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Malaysia aspires to be carbon neutral nation, says Mustapa

PUTRAJAYA (May 5): Malaysia aspires to become a carbon-neutral nation in the future as it views climate change and sustainability as an issue of high significance, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said today.

Brunei ranks eighth among Asian countries in Energy Transition Index

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 1 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The World Economic Forum has ranked Brunei in eighth spot among Asian countries in the Energy Transition Index (ETI) 2021 that has been officially published this week.

How the Philippines’ low-carbon plans may fuel a switch to green jobs

When CleanTech Global Renewables, an independent power producer, started building its first solar power plant in Bulacan, Philippines in 2015, its founder Aboy Castro knew the risks that were coming with the venture.

Gojek Pledges to Achieve Zero Emissions, Zero Waste & Zero Barriers by 2030 in First Annual Sustainability Report

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Media OutReach – 30 April 2021 – As part of its sustainability mission to create positive impact and long-term value for people and the planet, Gojek, Southeast Asia’s leading mobile on demand services and payments platform, today announced commitments to Three Zeros: Zero Emissions, Zero Waste and Zero Barriers, to be achieved […]

Climate Eyes Are on China, But What about ASEAN?

Last week, in an effort to reinstall the United States to a position of diplomatic visibility, Joe Biden convened a virtual meeting of political leaders from three dozen countries to discuss global climate strategy. The feather in Biden’s cap was that China’s Xi Jinping agreed to attend and deliver an address.

AFD lends a hand in energy-transition

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has granted €300,000 to the Kingdom of Cambodia to draw up a model of energy-transition scenarios to 2050, the French development agency revealed in a statement published on April 1. AFD has supported the Ministry of Economy and Finance and other line-ministries to develop a long-term energy trajectory-modelling tool to […]

Vietnam to increase share of renewable energy to 30% by 2045: President

Vietnam will greatly reduce coal-based power generation and rapidly increase the share of renewables in the total primary energy supply to 20 per cent by 2030 and 30 per cent by 2045, said Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 23 night (Vietnamese time) while attending a session within the framework of the virtual Leaders […]

Vietnam commits to cut emissions, promote sustainable energy in climate battle

Vietnam has committed to combat climate change by reducing emissions and promoting sustainable energy development, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at an online climate summit Friday.

Singapore to meet emission targets through innovation: PM Lee

[SINGAPORE] The Republic may be small and without access to resources, but it will strive to achieve its climate targets through innovation, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday (April 23).

HSBC urges greater ASEAN commitment to climate-change mitigation measures

SOUTHEAST ASIA needs to commit to major investments designed to address climate change, including projects in infrastructure, power, and food security, HSBC Group said. Speaking at the Path to Net Zero webinar Thursday, Joseph Incalcaterra, chief ASEAN economist at HSBC Bank, said policymakers, governments and the private sector should ensure their projects are more responsive […]