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Oct 07, 2016

Farmers use weather forecasts to decide when and what to plant.

September 2016—Situated on the Philippines’ eastern coast, the Bicol region experiences typhoons, flash floods, strong winds, thunderstorms and droughts. Now occurring more frequently and with greater intensity, these hazards are seriously...

Sep 27, 2016

HONG KONG, CHINA – Developing Asia stands to gain far more than it will need to pay to shift to low-carbon growth, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.

Keeping global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius, as agreed at the 2015 Paris climate summit, will require developing Asia to spend an...

Sep 10, 2016

Peking University, Sep. 9, 2016: On September 6th, an international collaborative study led by Peking University, Tsinghua University and McGill University was published in Nature Geoscience. The article revealed the complex impacts of international trade on aerosol pollution and its forcing on the global climate....

Sep 07, 2016

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Water security in Asia and Pacific has progressed overall in the past 5 years, but major challenges remain, including overexploited groundwater, demand from rising populations, and climate variability, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Aug 22, 2016

Global warming is expected to damage rice production in Korea as increasing areas of the country become suitable for tropical fruit farming.

The Rural Development Administration warned that Korea's rice output will fall to 408.7 kg per 1,000 sq.m in 2040, a 13.6-percent decline compared to 473 kg from 1990...

Aug 18, 2016

SINGAPORE - CropLife Asia announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Asian Apicultural Association (AAA) to support a research initiative to catalogue and study the bee species and populations in Asia. CropLife Asia Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan and AAA President Dr....

Jul 15, 2016

Singapore, 15 July 2016 --(ASIA TODAY)-- The CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS) 2016, a global platform to develop environmental solutions for rapidly growing cities, concluded yesterday with over S$3.04 billion worth of projects announced and S$470 million worth of business deals discussed. The event also...

Jul 07, 2016

Tourist vessels in Hạ Long Bay in northern Quảng Ninh Province. More measures should be adopted to improve the environment of the bay, a conference heard recently. – VNA/VNS Photo Tiến Dũng

QUẢNG NINH — Local authorities, enterprises and communities in northern Quảng Ninh Province and Hải Phòng City...

Jun 19, 2016

More than 100 prestigious scholars, entrepreneurs and government officials from home and abroad were invited to Tsinghua University to conduct an in-depth discussion on promoting low carbon development from June 2nd to June 3rd.

Since 2014 the two leading world universities have jointly held the event.