The 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize for Asia went to Khanh Nguy Thi from Vietnam for working for clean water and renewable energy. This is her story.
Vietnam's businesses and government could chart an unprecedented shift toward towards clean energy for Southeast Asia — if they can first address some key barriers.
Asia's growing manufacturing, industry and services sectors are increasing demand for electricity in Southeast Asia, which too often results in more power plant pollution and a rise in climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, regional leaders are blazing ahead with clean energy.
WRI has conducted in-depth studies in a number of key river basins around the world.