Carbon credit trading in 2021 doubles from previous year

The trend of reducing greenhouse gas emission that is growing among industrial nations worldwide has doubled the value of carbon credit trading in 2021 from the previous year to nearly $750 million, said Kiatchai Maitreewong, director of Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO).He said during ...

The Nation Reporter

Leading businesses in Thailand join Global Compact-United Nations push for climate action

The event organizers – Global Compact Network Thailand (GCNT), the United Nations in Thailand, and the British Embassy – applauded the companies at the event that already were embedding sustainability into their operations and encouraged more businesses to join the movement.Representatives of 77 companies in ...

The Nation Reporter

Farmers warned they need to adapt

Research findings by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and the University of Exeter (UNEXE) in the United Kingdom have offered climate change adaptation strategies for farmers who rely on the Mun River in Thailand’s Northeast.The AIT in association with the UNEXE held a technical ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

The challenge of water management in Thailand

Water management is becoming increasingly complicated in Thailand thanks to surging demand and urbanisation and the problem is being compounded by outdated systems, Pakamas Thinphanga writes.As Tropical Storm Conson slowly moved towards the South China Sea, its effects were felt in Thailand.Many breathed a sigh ...

TAT signs MoU on carbon-neutral tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with seven partner organisations to drive efforts to reach zero-emission tourism goals.Partners in the project come from three ministries – Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and Ministry of ...

Thailand BOI Approves Measures to Support Carbon Reduction

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) at a meeting today approved incentives to encourage companies to reduce greenhouse gas emission as well as an enhanced scheme for electric vehicles and measures to mitigate Covid-19 impacts and support local vaccine development, Ms Duangjai Asawachintachit, Secretary General ...

Thailand’s private sector joins ‘Race to Zero’ ahead of global climate summit

Thailand’s business world got in training this week to cut carbon ahead of the UN’s COP 26 climate conference in November. The “Race to Zero: Meet the World’s Race to Zero Heroes for Climate Action” guided more than 400 public and private-sector organisations on practical ...

The Nation Reporter

FAO calls for action against food loss, waste in Asia-Pacific

Food loss and waste is a major issue in the Asia-Pacific region and coordinated, strategic actions are needed to address the impact it is having on climate change, food security and the region’s overall economy, 18 Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) member countries concluded during ...

The Nation Reporter

Save big cities in Asia from sinking

Earlier this month results from a study by consultancy firm Verisk Maplecroft deemed densely populated Asia as the most environmentally at-risk area in the world. How badly did the region fare?Well, of the top 100 cities in danger — Jakarta topped the list — 99 ...

Tapping into the invaluable benefits of climate cooperation

As an ethologist and conservationist, Dr Jane Goodall’s famous words resonate: “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

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