The Thai government asked the World Bank to help finance the development, but the international lender was reluctant, saying the plan lacked “economic rationality.”
With little room in Thailand’s administrative and governance structure to fundamentally address environmental challenges, it’s difficult to see how its air quality can improve.
Without making companies accountable, we’ll only become more blinded by their haze.
With the “Markle Sparkle”, the little-known business—which employs survivors of human trafficking and other vulnerable women to make ethically sourced, environmentally friendly jeans—exploded.
The study, conducted by a team from Utrecht University, estimates that at its current rate of subsidence the delta could be under 0.8 metre of sea within 57 years, forcing more than 12 million people to relocate.
Electric scooters hit the streets in HCMC, but just 30,000 in the first year from a factory whose capacity is one million units annually.