The Crucial Role of Financial Institutions in Asia and the Pacific's Climate Change Battle
Climate change is hitting Asia and the Pacific hard, with many countries ill-prepared for the crisis. Yet, financial institutions stand poised to make a difference if they promote sustainable practices and receive the right support.
Addressing the Risks of Climate Change: Six Strategies for Asia and the Pacific
The uncertainties of climate change call for actions driven by the best available knowledge, as well as meeting the financing needs of developing countries. Integrating adaptation into policy upfront is essential to achieve these goals.
Three Ways to Kickstart the Use of Biomethane in Asia
To pursue an equitable energy transition, we need to find new ways to produce energy. Biomethane is a low-cost, reliable, and community-oriented way to start.
Decarbonization Will Not Succeed Unless it is Equitable
The transition to global net zero to address climate change must be both ambitious and fair. Otherwise, it will not achieve its goals nor will it obtain the vital public support required over the long-term.
Global Warning: Asia is Critical to Addressing Climate Change
Asia emits about half of the world’s global greenhouse gas emissions and that figure is set to increase if the right policies are not put in place.
Five Ways to Fund the Philippines’ Fight against Climate Change
How to finance action against climate change was a key topic at the United Nations COP27 Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. For the Philippines, on the front lines of the global climate emergency, it is a make-or-break question.
Islamic Finance Can Be a Powerful Tool to Boost Climate Action
Addressing the climate emergency will require all the funding possible from as many diverse sources as possible. Islamic climate finance instruments could help in Asia and in many other parts of the world.
How Supporting Women Farmers Can Ease Asia’s Food Security Crisis
Women need to be engaged in designing, implementing, and monitoring climate-smart agriculture. With a food crisis and climate change affecting millions of people in Asia and the Pacific, equipping female farmers with technology, support, and resources, is a win for women and food security overall.
The Rise of Climate Fintech
Climate fintech solutions can help manage risks, secure efficiency gains, and inform choices in the battle against climate change.
How Behavioral Science Can Help Fight Climate Change
Behavioral insights offer effective tools to come up with innovative solutions to address people’s behavior and biases regarding climate change.