Asean green energy drive needs huge push to reduce climate risks

A wind farm in South Sulawei, Indonesia. Much of the region is still deeply reliant on fossil fuels to drive economic growth.
A wind farm in South Sulawei, Indonesia. Much of the region is still deeply reliant on fossil fuels to drive economic growth.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The energy crisis roiling other parts of Asia has had little impact on most of South-east Asia so far, but there is nothing to celebrate.

Much of the region is still deeply reliant on fossil fuels to drive economic growth and renewable energy investments need a massive lift to make a dent in demand for coal, oil and increasingly gas.

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