Articles by Skylar Lindsay

Thai farmers are trying a new, climate-friendly way to grow rice

A new initiative in central Thailand is getting farmers to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from rice paddies—a significant source of methane—by changing the way they farm. The new practices save water and money and make more efficient use of fertilizers and herbicides.





Singapore firm to build US$1.7 billion coal power plant in Laos

Laos has approved a Singapore energy firm’s plan to build a 1,000 MW coal-fired power plant in the southern province of Sekong. The plant is slated to export power to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam and would be the country’s second coal power plant.