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Landmark report urges nations to urgently start fixing water waste and start managing water as a common good with neighbours.
The ‘small stans’ will spend another year striving to recalibrate political and economic relations with Russia and China – and other players Turkey, Iran and the West – amid the geopolitical maelstrom triggered by Moscow’s war in Ukraine.
Glaciers are disappearing around the world. Here’s how it happens in Central Asia.
Research indicates that a fifth of buildings plus 40% of railways and roads on endangered parts of Himalayan Qinhai-Tibet Plateau are in trouble, driven by climate change.
'The Treeline: The last forest and the future of life on earth' explores the northern movement of forests toward the North Pole as the world warms up and what this means for life on earth.
Tajikistan, the poorest country in Emerging Europe, also has its fastest growing population, which is expected to more than double by the end of the century.
Central Asia’s largest economy facing up to sobering climate change effects on agriculture and economic disruption of Ukraine war.
Zero-carbon housing is a key battleground in combating climate change and global warming, as the residential building sector across Europe has the potential to cut fossil fuel dependency and reduce emissions.
Researchers say climate change is causing rapid melting of glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau, disrupting water distribution in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
International investors are vying to build new solar and wind farms in Uzbekistan as the country tries to reduce emissions while also supplying power to its growing population.
Human activity has caused irrevocable damage to the climate, causing hundreds of billions of dollars of economic damage and threatening water and food supplies to millions of people.
Until now, officials had been silent about ongoing power cuts, even calling them a thing of the past.
Disappearing glaciers leading to a loss of meltwater, leaving beekeepers high and dry.
Relations between upstream and downstream Central Asian countries can be tense. This won’t help.
Canadian miner Centerra Gold claims evidence of irregular water flows down pit walls. Officials respond that an attempt is under way to undermine their reputation.
Uzbekistan is already the site of the world’s worst man-made catastrophe, and things will only get worse as temperatures rise. bne IntelliNews looks at Tashkent's efforts to adapt to climate change.
Studies detect shifts in precipitation patterns in the Tian Shan mountains that supply region with much of its freshwater.
Analysts ask whether Bishkek made its shock move to seize the Kumtor mine in the face of a mounting fiscal crisis and amid anxieties that the gold may be exhausted within three years.
Canada and UK warn government actions that “negatively impact trade and foreign direct investment will further undermine already fragile economic livelihoods of the Kyrgyz people”.