Climate change and science denial hit Hollywood like a comet

Don’t Look Up, is a blockbuster Hollywood disaster movie, but it’s also a comedy – an allegory about climate change and a biting satire on politics and the media.

Thailand’s liveability ranking sinks amidst Covid-19 restrictions and environmental concerns

Thai cities have fallen out of the global top 100 most liveable locations for expatriate workers from East Asia, with Bangkok and Chiang Mai placed at 115th and 118th in the latest Location Ratings survey respectively

Thailand could Earn $3.4 Billion with Digital and Circular Economy says World Bank

The financial institution said in a statement that Thailand, a $544 billion economy before the pandemic hit, needs an innovation-led growth model. It added that the Kingdom needs to address existing foreign investment constraints in order to create better jobs and become a high-income nation.

Indonesia signs $8.1 billion defense deal with France to buy 42 Rafale jets

The agreement to obtain the first six Rafale aircraft was signed in a meeting between Indonesia’s Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto and France’s Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly during her visit to Jakarta.

Can emerging economies leverage the foods of the future?

The production and consumption of food accounts for over 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions and more than 90% of freshwater consumption, highlighting the importance of fostering food-production systems that consume fewer resources and are more resilient to climate change.

How can the tourism industry achieve net zero?

A report published in November last year by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme and Accenture, has highlighted some of the challenges facing the global tourism industry when it comes to decarbonisation.

Everything to know about the environment this week

Severe weather events in Canada caused insured losses of C$2.1 billion ($1.68 billion) last year, making 2021 the sixth-costliest since 1983, the Insurance Bureau of Canada said in a statement on Tuesday.

How will emerging markets benefit from new carbon trading rules?

Proponents say that carbon trading will ultimately increase investment in environmentally friendly solutions, as the price placed on carbon makes fossil-fuel projects less competitive, while at the same time incentivising low-carbon energy sources such as wind and solar.