The global pipeline of proposed coal power plants has collapsed by 76% since the Paris Agreement in 2015, bringing the end of new coal power construction into sight, new research by green think-tank E3G finds.
Finland’s Betolar is pioneering the production of low-carbon cement by using alternative industrial waste products in a process that could reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80%.
The DNA was collected in western China’s police state, Xinjiang. Could the subjects have said no without fearing retribution?
Behind the scenes with an American negotiator who helped forge a radical new level of US engagement in Central Asia after 9/11.
Islamic Republic applied to join as far back as 2008 but sanctions have hindered its path. Move to obtain membership may still meet additional obstacles.
Intense fighting continues in the northern Afghanistan province of Panjshir, where rebel forces are resisting the Taliban takeover.
Price growth driven by annual food inflation, which stood at 11.4%.
Most of the countries Eurasianet covers were involved in the airlift. Some even contributed troops during the 20-year war.
Auto fleets' shift to electric vehicles in a global drive to cut carbon emissions will involve a drawdown on copper that could transform markets, and spur additional supply.
The cost of the EU’s proposed CBAM may turn out to be less than initially feared by exporters into the EU, a new report from Sandbag and E3G, two pro-green think-tanks, have found.
The UNHCR has estimated half a million could attempt to flee Taliban rule by year-end, but Central Asia, Iran and Turkey will prove far from welcoming.
More than a 1,000 people evacuated from nearby settlements. It is the country’s second such incident in two years.
Iran and Georgia considered as alternatives.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has proposed to restart the “Moscow format” talks with the Taliban.
Drought hits main grain-producing regions, pushing up food prices and forcing Iran to import wheat for first time in five years.
Afghanistan has hundreds of millions of dollars of hard-to-find lithium deposits in dusty ground. Following the Taliban sweeping to an effortless victory in the country, it is China that is best positioned to exploit the resource.
The Taliban gave its first proper press conference yesterday where they didn't not just say the right things, they said exactly the right things. Some are speculating if it has been given professional PR advice as the message is a little too perfect.
A chaotic first day of the new regime in Kabul. The images coming out of Kabul airport are going to become iconic. As bad as, if not worse than, those that came out of Saigon.
Thoughts have now turned to bolstering security.
Taliban appear to be standing back to allow the evacuation effort, while fear grips Kabul.