Emissions rise from an oil refinery. Southeast Asia is struggling to switch to cleaner alternatives than burning fossil fuels. Photo: BloombergEmissions rise from an oil refinery. Southeast Asia is struggling to switch to cleaner alternatives than burning fossil fuels. Photo: Bloomberg
Emissions rise from an oil refinery. Southeast Asia is struggling to switch to cleaner alternatives than burning fossil fuels. Photo: Bloomberg

New climate fund for Southeast Asia targets US$2.5 billion in clean energy investment

  • The Southeast Asia Clean Energy Facility has a focus on getting new projects under way in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines and the wider region
  • Rising urbanisation and economic growth has left nations scrambling to provide enough power while keeping promises to cut emissions
Topic |   Climate crisis
Emissions rise from an oil refinery. Southeast Asia is struggling to switch to cleaner alternatives than burning fossil fuels. Photo: BloombergEmissions rise from an oil refinery. Southeast Asia is struggling to switch to cleaner alternatives than burning fossil fuels. Photo: Bloomberg
Emissions rise from an oil refinery. Southeast Asia is struggling to switch to cleaner alternatives than burning fossil fuels. Photo: Bloomberg
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