Climate change is now being felt at the dining table and the consumer’s wallet. The prices of food and many other products and services are soaring, and one of the causes is “climate change inflation”.
Smaller power generation and storage technologies, known as distributed energy resources, can help developing countries move to carbon neutrality.
Policymakers need to take bold action on several fronts related to energy to make progress in the fight against climate change.
Carbon pricing – the cost of the damage caused by climate change – can be an important part of a broader climate policy that creates incentives to reduce emissions.
Waste-to-energy projects, particularly those dealing with the methane produced from landfills, are critical for addressing climate change.
These charts illustrate the environmental impact of agriculture in Asia and the need to move toward sustainable and healthy diets that are also environmentally friendly and affordable.