Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 13 Climate action

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

Striving for a greener future

While Germany transitions to a low-carbon, nuclear-free future, it is working to encourage other countries, including Thailand, to jump on the environmental bandwagon.The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is training energy officers nationwide under a partial coronavirus lockdown to fight climate change. It ...

Thana Boonlert

MoU signed for lowering of green house gas emission

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) on December 18 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan’s Dowa Eco-System Co Ltd (DES) for the fluorocarbons (FCs) management project of the Ministry of the Environment.The signing is related to the Japan government’s help in improving ...

The Nation Reporter

Govt evading climate truths

On Sept 20, more than 200 young demonstrators stormed into the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to demand government action on climate change.Dropping to the floor to feign death in protest against mass species extinction, they sent a dramatic message to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ...

Asia-Pacific Climate Week kicks off in Bangkok

Participants at this week’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW), which runs from 2-6 September in Bangkok, are hoping it will build momentum on climate action ahead of the New York climate summit later this month and the UN climate talks in Chile in December.Keep reading ...

Energy and climate talks held between ASEAN China

Academics and experts on energy transition and climate change from China have shared their experiences with ASEAN at the ASEAN – China Cooperation Conference on Energy Transition and Climate-Resilience Development. It is expected that the knowledge gained from this event will be adopted by ASEAN ...

‘Climate Strike Thailand’ to call for gov’t to declare emergency

The one-two gut punch of dead, adorable sea creatures may be met with calls of action, but a young Thai climate crusader worries it won’t shock society into sustained action.Nanticha “Lynn” Ocharoenchai, who is organizing Bangkok’s third Climate Strike rally next month,  said it’s high ...

Exploring indicators to monitor and evaluate adaptation in Thailand’s agricultural sectors

Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) hosted a workshop in Bangkok to enhance the technical capacity to monitor and evaluate (M&E) climate change adaptation in the country’s agriculture sectors. The workshop was jointly organized through the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme (NAP-Ag), ...

Govt inks pact on sustainability

Thailand and the Netherlands have signed a declaration of intent to enhance cooperation on sustainability and climate change. According to the Embassy of the Netherlands in Thailand, 15 organisations from the two countries — including Siam Cement Group, Charoen Pokphand Group, ThaiBev, KLM Royal Dutch ...

Thana Boonlert

Bangkok ‘must plan to combat climate change’

Bangkok needs to begin making adjustments for challenges like higher temperatures, floods and diseases brought on by climate change.As skyscrapers, concrete and roads dominate most of the capital and cars and air-conditioners pump out greenhouse gases, the city needs to fight to stay cool, experts ...

The Nation Reporter

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