Energy Shift Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian civil society welcomes Biden’s pause on LNG export approvals

Energy Shift Southeast Asia, a network of civic organizations advocating for just energy transition in the region, lauded U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent decision to temporarily halt pending authorizations for the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG).  The White House said the pause would assess and update current economic and environmental analyses of the U.S. […]

Japan, global leaders failed to deliver climate leadership at G7 Summit: CSOs

Southeast Asian civil society groups criticized outcomes of the Group of Seven (G7) Summit as climate-blind and in contradiction to G7 nations’ pledges to support global efforts to meet the 1.5°C ambition. Leading up to the G7 summit weekend in Hiroshima, civil society groups and communities in various countries staged protests demanding that leaders of […]

Verde Island Passage advocates confront climate change funders in Europe

Protect VIP, a coalition of communities, fisherfolk, environmentalists, and other advocates for the protection of the Verde Island Passage (VIP), on Wednesday, May 3 (UK time), joined Urgewald, Extinction Rebellion, and other cause-oriented groups in disrupting the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Barclays and Standard Chartered in London due to the banks’ financing of major […]