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China’s rare earth mining in Myanmar fuels rights abuses, pollution, says...

Global Witness found that China had outsourced much of its industry across the border to a remote corner of Kachin state

After Lao rivers run red, authorities order iron mine to stop...

The water turns red when the mines wash iron and release waste into the river, a resident said

Air pollution dims India’s solar energy potential

Between 2001 and 2018 India lost 29 percent of its solar energy potential as a result of atmospheric pollution

Delhi’s choked roads worsen India’s toxic smog crisis

The sprawling megacity of 20 million people is regularly ranked the world's most polluted capital

Toxic smog chokes Indian capital during Diwali celebrations

People across the sprawling city woke to find themselves enveloped in a grey-yellow blanket of haze

Climate ‘reality check’: 2021 global CO2 emissions near record levels

Emissions from gas and highly polluting coal will rise this year by more than they dropped in 2020 due to the pandemic

In Pakistan, green scheme for polluting bus owners inches along

Peshawar hopes to lower its carbon emissions by paying bus owners to give up their exhaust-spewing vehicles

Asia’s new coal plant plans jeopardize climate targets, report says

A report said 92% of planned coal projects in the five Asian countries would not be economical, wasting up to US$150 billion

Nepal chokes on smoke and ash as drought-worsened wildfires rage

Hundreds of fires have been spreading across the country since November, in the worst wildfire season seen in a decade

Watch: India’s Ganges River faces a slow death

Unplanned urban and industrial growth have led to the river system's abuse

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