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Freezing the damage

Having travelled around the world, including to the Arctic and Antarctic, to observe, collect and study specimens with a mission to save the deteriorating planet from climate change, marine scientist Assoc Prof Suchana Chavanich and her team now have a new job description. “We are ...

Arusa Pisuttipan

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

Thailand needs a more ambitious action plan on climate change

Thailand’s climate-change prevention commitment is not ambitious enough, environmental group Greenpeace warned, following a United Nations report last week that called for a major boost in prevention measures in order to keep global warming within the 1.5- to 2-degree Celsius target needed to prevent dire ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Thai farmers feeling the heat of climate debate

Ampai Meelap, 43, a durian farmer on the frontlines of climate change witnesses the threats of unpredictable weather every year.Her durian plantation in Rayong’s Wang Chan district in eastern Thailand has lost yields in recent years after facing drought and changing rainfall patterns.Keep reading ...

Paritta Wangkiat

Climate push comes to Bangkok

Though Thailand has made impressive progress on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it still faces many challenges and the large implementation gap on the global scale remains to be solved.  These facts have surfaced as Bangkok prepares to host the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Push for Thai climate fund

and the empowerment of local people to boost climate resilience, when they meet at a United Nations sponsored conference in Bangkok.Civil society organisations, activists and people affected by the adverse impact of climate change from across Thailand yesterday gathered at Chulalongkorn University to talk about ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Surge in coal use scuttling climate change efforts

A worldwide rebound in coal trading is disrupting efforts to mitigate global warming and prevent climate change.Energy analysts expect coal consumption in Southeast Asia and India to grow, as demand for the cheapest fuel is driving rapid economic expansion and offering big profits to investors ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

SET and Alliances Launch "Care The Bear" Project to Reduce Global Warming

SET, together with 22 alliances, has jointly  launched “Care the Bear: Change the Climate Change by Eco Event” project to encourage Thai listed firms to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Goal 13: Climate action. ...

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