Although the country has said it will go all renewable from 2023, its current construction of lignite power plants will generate emissions for decades.
Analysis: Could the Afghan crisis derail climate action?
Will the Afghanistan crisis impact climate action?
Analysis: Central Asian drought highlights water vulnerability
As parts of the region experience the worst drought in 13 years, experts say Central Asian governments must urgently look at options to mitigate extreme weather events.
Analysis: Vietnam struggles to find solutions for extreme dry seasons in Mekong delta
Decades of intensive agriculture and water mismanagement have left the country in need of a radical overhaul of its water policies.
Analysis shows that the heat many athletes experienced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics might be the new trend in East Asia.
Analysis: Bangladesh may ditch 90% of its planned coal power
A huge shake-up of the Bangladeshi energy sector may be afoot but the government must be clearer about its plans.
The role of three-wheelers in sustainable urban transport
Three-wheeled forms of transport could hold a key in providing sustainable transport.
Delhi smog reveals a global failure on climate change
Despite an action plan, and much political hullabaloo, Delhi remains blanketed by pollution, writes Omair Ahmad.
Analysis: Confronting the Himalayan environmental crisis
Matthew Ribeiro-Norley looks at the environmental crisis in the Himalayas.
UK university to help study the climate change impacts in India
UK university set to play a key part in a new climate research network of huge importance in a climate sensitive area south of the Himalayas.