Climate change & environment

Australia's north, Australia's future: a vision and strategies for sustainable economic, ecological and social prosperity in northern Australia

The release of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Change agreement highlighted the importance of global sustainability...

The Pacific islands in the twenty‐first century

Editorial for the APPS Special Issue The Pacific islands in the twenty-first century

What's in a term? “Green growth” and the “blue‐green economy” in the Pacific islands

The term “green growth” and its sister concepts, “blue‐green growth,” the “green economy,” and the “blue‐green economy,” have gained considerable traction...

Transformative mobilities in the Pacific: Promoting adaptation and development in a changing climate

Climate change is affecting Pacific life in significant and complex ways. Human mobility is shaped by climate change and is increasingly positioned by...

Green transformations in Vietnam's energy sector

Vietnam has experienced rapid economic growth over the past few decades, as well as growing environmental pressures. The country is therefore pursuing...

At the crossroads: an uncertain future facing the electricity‐generation sector in South Korea

Nuclear energy has provided a major source of clean electricity for South Korea over decades. However, the South Korean Government announced an energy...

France and the Blue Pacific

Under the concept of the ‘Blue Pacific’, island nations are placing increased priority on the oceans, seeking to integrate policy on climate change,...

Coming to terms with the authoritarian alternative: the implications and motivations of China's environmental policies

China has assumed a crucial importance in debates about climate change mitigation. On the one hand, China is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse...

Sustainable development in four East Asian countries' agricultural sectors post-World War II: measuring nutrient balance and estimating the environmental Kuznets Curve

The purpose of this study is to measure agricultural waste and estimate the environmental Kuznets curve in four East Asian countries using time series...

The limits of social protection: the case of hydropower dams and Indigenous peoples' land

Hydropower dams have been criticised for their social and environmental implications. There have been attempts to create international social standards...

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