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Shifting financial flows to invest in low carbon development

Following the introduction to a multi-consortium initiative known as Shift SEA, with a focus on Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, the panelists will share their national context, progress-to-date and plans for next year.

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Air pollution is killing 1 million people and costing Chinese economy 267 billion yuan a year

Two pollutants were found to cause an average 1.1 million premature deaths in the country each year and are destroying 20 million tonnes of rice, wheat, maize and soybean.

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Print Notification Regarding Business Policies Pertaining to Sustainability

Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) recognizes that climate change is a major issue shared by all of humanity. It is a problem that threatens the co-existence of the global environment and society, a problem that has an enormous effect on Marubeni’s business and its shareholders, and a problem that Marubeni believes must be dealt with swiftly. Therefore, as part of Marubeni’s promotion of sustainable management, and in order to contribute fight global climate change, Marubeni has established new business policies (hereinafter, “Policies”) regarding its coal-fired power generation business and its renewable energy generation business.

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Call for Submissions: APWLD Feminist Fossil Fuel Free Future Sub Grants

Deadline has been extended to 14 August 2018

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Is there a need for a Clean Air Act in Southeast Asia?

If one of the benefits of reducing air pollution is the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, why is there no effective Clean Air Act on a regional and national level?

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Backed by Banks, Vietnam Embraces Dirty Coal

A petition calling on several major Singaporean banks to end their funding of thermal power plants in developing nations like Vietnam and Indonesia has shed light on the complex, transnational nature of financing for such projects.

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