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[The EB Podcast] In the second episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how to build zero carbon cities in fast-growing Southeast Asia.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/podcasts/how-do-we-build-zero-carbon-cities/

Clarity and decisiveness from governments is  critical to managing the renewable energy transition, with Australia’s decade of policy chaos providing a lesson in how not to do things.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/australias-energy-market-confusion-is-hurting-the-environment-and-business/

As financial close approaches for a 2,000 MW coal-fired power station in Java, NGOs say Southeast Asia’s largest bank should pull out of a project that is polluting and financially risky. Meanwhile a new study has found that every two weeks another financial institution drops coal.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/ngos-urge-dbs-pull-out-of-risky-indonesian-coal-power-deal/

A silver lining of global warming is that it is forcing every nation to rethink its future, to open its mind to new possibilities. The latest IPCC report gives the world only 12 years to radically cut greenhouse gas emissions or condemn future generations to climate change catastrophe. There is no choice but to act.

Read more: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/02/will-malaysia-become-southeast-asias-clean-energy-leader-commentary/

UPDATED FRIDAY FEB 22: In another seeming blow for Australia’s coal industry an official of China’s Dalian Port Group has told Reuters Newsagency that customs at the northern port has banned imports of Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports for 2019 through its harbours at 12 million tonnes.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/60191/china-port-bans-australian-coal-imports-sets-2019-quota/

China’s experience offers lessons for countries facing growing waste problems and energy demand, writes Courtney Weatherby.

Read more: https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11093-Waste-to-energy-A-renewable-opportunity-for-Southeast-Asia-