In Paris, ministers have been given all of the ingredients for forging a global climate deal. It is now up to them to deliver a balanced and equitable agreement that protects the future of the planet.
Now is the time for the PRC to make carbon capture storage the cornerstone of its policy to deliver on the government’s UNFCCC pledge of peaking emissions by 2030.
The spike in climate-related disasters is linked not only to people’s increased exposure and vulnerability, but also to changes in temperature and rainfall from rising greenhouse gases.
Asian countries threatened by natural hazards can learn from Mexico’s experience with its disaster fund and risk management strategy, including multi-catastrophe bonds.
In our October blog poll, we asked readers what they believed was the biggest climate change threat to people in Asia and the Pacific, the world’s most vulnerable region to the effects of climate change.
Since women often spend the money they earn on services with wider societal benefits, what are the costs of direct or indirect exclusion? How can women become more actively engaged in climate planning, as well as receive and share the benefits of this engagement?
In its second report, the GCEC identifies 10 key economic opportunities that could close up to 96% of the gap between current emissions levels and those needed to limit the rise in global temperatures below 2°C.
ADB and 5 other multilateral development banks, along with the International Development Finance Club, have taken another step forward in standardizing the way we track climate finance for adaptation. The move is a welcome advance in improving the transparency and targeting of future funding.
Clean technology is about developing and deploying new solutions that can help address the impacts of climate change. Here are 3 additional reasons why the time has come to support cleantech entepreneurs.
Do fiscal policies respond appropriately to reduce vulnerabilities, or actually widen the pre-existing inequality that is exacerbated during disasters?