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Energy-hungry Cambodia shows no sign of backing down on coal

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Eco Business on 13 September 2018.  ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin was featured.

At the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in November last year, many countries around the world made their pledges for the coal power phase-out to curb the global greenhouse gas emissions, and ultimately keep global temperature increases within 2°C or, if possible, to 1.5°C of pre-industrial levels under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Environmental groups also called upon Southeast Asian countries to join the effort in order to keep the region safe from climate change‘s threats. (Read the full article by using the link above).

Date

13 September 2018

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In the News

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