3 Ways Small Islands and Coastal Areas can Adapt to Climate Change
Solutions for climate adaptation need to span multiple sectors, government departments and societal contexts. The challenge is great but we can meet it by combining natural and built assets with incentives for collective action and the optimization of traditional knowledge.
A New Era of Clean Energy Cooperation Along the Old Silk Road
The historic spirit of cross-border trade in Central Asia is being revived in the energy sector.
Accelerating Clean Energy Transition in the People’s Republic of China
The move to clean energy and carbon neutrality in the People’s Republic of China will require conservation, conversion to new energy sources beyond coal and changing people’s energy consumption habits.
Achieving a Better COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
Ensuring equitable access to vaccines is crucial for developing countries in Asia to reopen their economies and recover. Well-designed policies will speed the rebound of Asian economies and have impacts that span the globe.
Addressing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment in International Development Projects
Large infrastructure projects financed by development organizations can increase the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment for women and girls in project communities. Policies need to be in place to protect these vulnerable communities.
Addressing The Climate Crisis by Investing in Gender Equality and Women's Leadership
The recent IPCC reports have pointed out the climate emergency the world is facing. Through women’s leadership in climate action, we can better address the crisis.
After the Dramatic Rescues, the Hidden Toll of Disasters is Felt by Millions
Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.
Aging: A Threat to People’s Republic of China’s Growth
The population in the People’s Republic of China is aging quickly, but at a relatively low level of per capita income.
Are Asia’s Social Protection Systems Ready for the Shock of Climate Change?
Social protection programs need to be strengthened and expanded across Asia to prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Are Mega Batteries the Next Step for Renewable Energy?
Utility-scale battery energy storage systems could be a game changer for clean energy, but more action is needed to lower barriers to entry