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China’s deafening silence speaks loudest at global climate talks

The Straits Times – 6 November 2021 After the first week of meetings at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, climate experts have noted China’s “deafening silence” at the talks. Noted was their small delegation, lack of voice in talks and their push-back against calls to cut carbon emissions more quickly. Read the full article here.

How Asia is crucial in the battle against climate change

The Economist – 30 October 2021 Despite clear directions of change, it is evident that vested interests in Asia will act to slow cooperation on climate change solutions. This article on The Economist looks at the reliance on coal consumption in Asia and explains why the region is vital in climate stabilisation. Read the full…

Why Are Fossil Fuels So Hard To Quit?

We all understand that humanity’s use of fossil fuels is severely damaging our environment. They cause pollution and cause lasting harm to the climate of our planet. Nonetheless, meaningfully changing our ways has been very difficult. With billions of people recently under stay-at-home orders and economic activity plunging worldwide, the demand for and price of…