Renewable Energy Investment: How Southeast Asia is Mitigating Climate Change

By Bérénice Collignon Renewable Energy Investment in Southeast Asia  Climate change has become the number one priority in this new decade. Research and investment in renewable energy is commonly seen as a viable path to combatting this issue. The release of greenhouse gases, polluting emissions, as well as the environmental destruction associated with the extraction of non-renewable energies, are all consequences of the unsustainable practices … Continue reading Renewable Energy Investment: How Southeast Asia is Mitigating Climate Change

Mongolia’s Raw Coal Ban Promises Results… But What Kind of Results?

By Enkhuun Byambadorj This is a story of development – the aid-dependent economy, deep public mistrust in the government, rapid urban migration, and a silent plague that blankets the sky in the cold winter months. For the 1.5 million people living in Mongolia’s capital city, Ulaanbaatar, the -40°C winters bring with them air pollution levels comparable to, and sometimes surpassing, much larger cities such as … Continue reading Mongolia’s Raw Coal Ban Promises Results… But What Kind of Results?

Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for IDS Students

By Emma Sitland. 10. @unwomen (https://www.instagram.com/unwomen/) UN Women is the UN entity for gender equality & women’s empowerment. It works to accelerate progress on meeting the needs of women & girls worldwide. Follow their insta for inspiring quotes from women’s rights activists and critical facts regarding gender equality!  9. @oceana (https://www.instagram.com/oceana/) Oceana is the world’s largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Check out … Continue reading Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for IDS Students