Tag: Environment

Wind power stations in Vietnam
21. Jun 2023

How Just is the Just Energy Transition Partnership in Vietnam?

energy, environment, InFocus, Vietnam

In the middle of May, a sigh of relief went through the Vietnamese environmental civil society community. Nguy Thi Khanh announced on her Facebook page that she was home with family. Khanh, one of the best-known advocates for renewable energy in Vietnam, had been arrested in the beginning of 2022 for tax evasion. Before that, she was the director of the local NGO GreenID, the first Vietnamese to win the Goldman Environmental prize and her input on the energy transition was valued inside and outside Vietnam. Her arrest was a surprise to civil society actors.

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30. Nov 2009

Climate Summit in Copenhagen: China moves to centre stage of the climate negotiations

China, environment, InFocus

Jørgen Delman, Professor, PhD, China Studies,
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Copenhagen University


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12. Apr 2009

Worried Japanese Businesses Lash Out against Climate Deal

environment, InFocus, Japan, policy

Alexandru Luta
Research Assistant
International Politics of Natural Resources and the Environment Research Programme
Finnish Institute of International Affairs

On Tuesday, March 17, 2009, a full-page newspaper advertisement, run in reportedly all of Japan’s dailies, sent shockwaves through the country’s green community. The advertisement’s message, co-sponsored by the Nippon Keidanren (English: the Japan Business Association) and 27 other business and industry federations, asks of the newspapers’ readership if they will not think about “the costs we all have to bear”.

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4. Aug 2008

China’s involvement in climate change mitigation

China, environment, InFocus

Inga Fritzen Buan Researcher, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway ([email protected])

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8. Jul 2008

Nordic strategies for China and Asia – energy, environment, climate change and R&D

China, development, energy, environment, InFocus, policy, R&D, research, strategies

Jørgen Delman PhD, Director, NIAS.

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