Initiatives such as Vanuatu’s seek to hold polluting governments and companies around the world to account.
According to an expert, Vietnam’s economy can be rebuilt more effectively based on a green, sustainable basis through post-pandemic recovery policy interventions.
The working group previously met for its first session in Yogyakarta in March, and will conclude at the G-20 Environment Ministers’ Meeting in Bali in August.
With a recorded Air Quality Index of 188, Jakarta was 12 points shy from having a “very unhealthy” atmosphere.
The National Police Agency estimates that some 36,000 police officers will need to be mobilized for conducting rescue activities and guiding evacuees if an eruption occurs.
Since Russia's February invasion of Ukraine, some countries have turned to buying more non-Russian fossil fuels or investing in new oil and gas fields to shore up their energy…
Cross-border cooperation and technology transfer will enable the region to shift away from coal power, experts said.
Offshore wind energy would be a great opportunity for Philippines, said Norwegian Ambassador Bjorn Jahnsen.
But cost is a significant hurdle to achieving net-zero emissions.
The study is the first to calculate the economic value of the vast diversity of wildlife and swathes of rainforests in the region.