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PM Prayut reaffirms ASEAN’s active role in tackling climate change

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday said the 10 countries of ASEAN are committed to working with the international community to tackle the challenge of climate change. Addressing the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, Prayut said ASEAN is highly vulnerable to impacts of climate change since most of the population lives along low-lying […]Read More

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ONEP holds seminar on addressing climate change in Thailand

BANGKOK, 19 December 2017 (NNT) – Thailand’s Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) has held a seminar on financial policies for addressing climate change in Thailand. ONEP Secretary-General, Raweewan Bhuridej, chaired the seminar and delivered a keynote speech, saying that Thailand has become increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change […]Read More

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Over 60 US Mayors Pledge to Uphold Paris Climate Deal

Mayors of 61 US cities have issued a pledge to implement the Paris climate deal. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Mayors of 61 US cities have issued a pledge to implement the Paris climate deal despite the decision of President Donald Trump to withdraw the country from it, according to their statement they issued on Thursday. “As […]Read More

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PM Prayut to attend UN conference on climate change in

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha will attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change to be held in Paris during November 30-December 11. The prime minister said he would take this opportunity of attending the UN meeting to give moral support to the French government and its people in light of the recent terrorist attacks in […]Read More

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India’s Heat Wave Is Now the 5th Deadliest in the

Heat is a constant phenomenon across much of India during summertime, but the country’s most recent heat wave has killed over 2,300 people and placed among the top five deadliest in the world. Impacting much of the eastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the heat wave forced many people indoors. Those without a place […]Read More

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Vietnam suffers harsh climate change impacts

Vietnam last year experienced the harshest weather conditions in five decades, climatologists told a seminar in HCM City on Wednesday. Bui Minh Tang, director of the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Centre, said in 2013 the number of storms and tropical low pressure areas entering the East sea and hitting Viet Nam was the highest in […]Read More

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Erosion devours 22 per cent of Thai coastline

Thailand’s 2,600-km coastline has suffered serious erosion, losing 79,000 rai of land, or 22 per cent, in the past 30 years, Chulalongkorn University scholar Thanawat Jarupongsakul said Monday. Thanawat, head of the CU Unit for Disaster and Land Information Studies, said the damage resulted from stronger and bigger waves triggered by climate change, while upstream […]Read More