To rebuild greener and address climate challenges, the People’s Republic of China should “green” its investments, financing tools and fiscal spending while at the same time developing a robust monitoring and evaluation framework.
Coffee growers, and other farmers in Asia and around the world, need to make farming practices climate-smart and environmentally sustainable in order to maintain food supply and rural income.
The mass extinction of species across the planet requires public development banks to take a central role in helping address biodiversity loss, climate change and human well-being.
An integrated nature-based approach that uses biodiversity and ecosystem services will help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change.
Transitioning Asia’s food system to a circular economy would reduce waste while making communities more sustainable and decreasing the impact on climate change.
Water is critical for sustaining all aspects of life and it is at the center of our need to better understand and address the impacts of climate change.
The pandemic provides an opportunity for Asia and the Pacific to undertake reforms that can make it more resilient.
Flash floods have increased and become more unpredictable, and their toll on lives and livelihoods is growing as well. There is much we still don’t know about how to manage floods, but there are key policy actions we can take now.
COVID-19 has triggered interest in swapping national debt for action on climate change adaptation.
It is time to establish partnerships and expand to a whole-of-society approach to cope with the disasters and crises that are increasingly threatening developing countries.