This “new normal” of oscillating between intense drought and severe flooding has shifted the ground on which Mekong governments have built their plans for hydro and coal-fueled development.
Despite consistent economic growth and development, a significant percentage of its population is at great risk to climate change due to threats to agriculture.
Myanmar and Thailand published their nine-point agreement to implementation the long-delayed US$8-billion Dawei Special Economic Zone in southern Myanmar, set to be SEA’s largest industrial complex.
Apple, Google and Facebook block access as AirVisual says its data has helped raise awareness of air quality issues in Vietnam, but this also made it the target of a campaign to discredit the company.
According to the studies, climate change will cause the Kingdom’s economy to grow at just 6.6 percent on overage from 2017 to 2025, down from 6.9 to 7 percent if climate change were not a factor.