Are Southeast Asian nations meeting their climate commitments?

Southeast Asia is among the world’s most at-risk regions when it comes to the impact of global warming. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned in its most recent report that the region is facing rising sea levels, heat waves, droughts and increasingly intense rainstorms.

Environmentalists: Malaysia’s latest climate change action plan on greenhouse gas emissions may be too ambitious, unrealistic

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 — Malaysia’s aspiration to reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its economy by 45 per cent based on the gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030 has been met with criticism from some unexpected quarters: environmental advocacy groups.

Malaysia targets renewable energy at 40% of total capacity by 2035

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s renewable energy installed capacity is targeted to reach 40 per cent, or 18,000 megawatts, by 2035, Energy Minister Takiyuddin Hassan said on Wednesday (Oct 27), as the Southeast Asian nation charts a lower-carbon pathway for its power sector.

Indonesia must tackle green energy pricing to draw investors: Experts

JAKARTA – An ambitious plan by the Indonesian government to drastically cut the use of coal for electricity production in the next 10 years will be difficult to achieve unless incentives are provided for renewable energy projects for private investors, say experts.

Vietnam calls for domestic coal production boost

Against a backdrop of global calls to phase out fossil fuels to help reduce global greenhouse emissions, Vietnam wants to boost domestic coal production as it grows more reliant on imports.

PH to reveal plans to protect ecosystem in UN COP26

MANILA – The Philippines is expected to “demonstrate its leadership” in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference 26 (COP26) by calling for actions that would help achieve global goals.

Malaysia-made green energy solution

Transitioning from fossil fuel-based electricity generation to exploiting

Meralco open to nuclear power

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) has expressed its openness to tap nuclear for its power generation needs.

Singapore to strengthen regional collaboration in clean electricity and hydrogen trading: Tan See Leng

SINGAPORE – To support Singapore’s transition to renewable energy sources while ensuring energy security and reliability, the nation will be strengthening its regional and international collaboration in clean electricity and hydrogen trading.

Singapore studying geothermal energy as potential source for power generation

SINGAPORE: Energy from underground heat could help to power cooling systems and water desalination processes in future, as Singapore studies the potential of harnessing geothermal energy.