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Carbon-locking peat is being depleted for use as fuel and to convert land for agriculture and roads. A lack of research means experts are unsure how quickly this is happening.
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Around 59 million people in the cities of Manila, Tianjin, Chittagong, and Karachi all face flood risks.
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In India and Pakistan, maximum temperatures were consistently above 40 degrees Celsius for over a fortnight, exceeding the average for early April by up to 10C in some areas.
China to cut energy intensity, but no consumption cap in new 5-year plan
World Coal Association says Asia's emerging economies rely on coal for cheap, reliable power, and 'clean coal' technologies are needed in the energy transition. But analysts say that coal does not benefit energy security, affordability or sustainability.
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Pakistan Opinion

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The building of a 300-megawatt coal plant in Balochistan casts doubt over high-profile pledges to retreat from the fossil fuel made by Pakistan and China, which is funding the project.
Rooftop solar, Bhutan
Renewables could spur the post-pandemic recovery in Asia. But as this year’s climate change conference approaches, the region's energy planners have a lot of catching up to do.
South Asia could see 40 million climate migrants by 2030
Tens of millions of people are migrating or are being displaced in South Asia due to disasters brought on by climate change, and the number could rise three-fold in 30 years unless countries in the region take strong measures to mitigate the worst effects of global warming.
Dau Tieng solar power
The news that China will move to low-carbon energy investments domestically is a wake-up call for policymakers in countries that receive Belt and Road finance for infrastructure development
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EB Studio What makes cooling such a hot topic when it comes to climate change? This year's #Innovate4Climate summit will look at the problem and potential of sustainable cooling.
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China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
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