Experts address Southeast-Asian dependance on coal during the Asian Clean Energy Summit and offer solutions

5 November 2019: Speaking last week at the Asian Clean Energy Summit, part of Singapore International Energy Week 2019, experts have said that Southeast Asia’s fast-growing economies need to abandon generous subsidies for fossil fuels if the region is to make the transition to clean energy at the speed needed to hit climate targets. Fred Burke, managing partner of law firm Baker & McKenzie, even went as far as to compare the subsidies to addiction. To learn more about what experts identified as the issues but also solutions for the energy transition in the region during the Summit, refer to the Eco Business website.