Make Migration Work for Asia’s Displaced People
More effort and resources need to be invested in making migration a tool of climate change adaptation rather than accepting it as a failure to adapt.
Take Action to Address Air Pollution in Beijing
In Beijing, government vehicles were temporarily removed from the roads and some factory output stopped to address air pollution.
Why Asia’s Growing Coastal Cities Must Invest in Climate Resilience
Flooding and other risks to the people, economy and infrastructure of coastal cities due to climate change cannot be underestimated.
In The People’s Republic of China, Questioning the Idea of Polluting First and Cleaning Up Later
The People's Republic of China should consistently and continuously scale up clean energy development to achieve a sustainable, and livable future.
Why Don’t We Act on the Facts of Climate Change?
Immediate action is needed on climate change and we must overcome skepticism.
The Climate Change Challenge for Tonga
Responding to climate change is more difficult for small islands due to their geographical isolation, socio-economic characteristics, and lack of technical capacity and knowledge.
Is Asia and the Pacific Prepared for the Next Disaster?
The cost of not improving disaster preparedness will be a slower pace of social and economic progress across a region in the decades to come.
South Asia Confronts Displacement of People by Disasters
Environmental events are uprooting people around South Asia. By taking actions now, governments can reduce the likelihood of future humanitarian crises and maximize the possibilities that people can remain in their communities or safely relocate.
Pursuing Green Growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Picture this: rapid urbanization and massive infrastructure development and people trapped in outdated polluting transportation, escalating environmental degradation and deforestation, rising potable water shortages and food security concerns, extreme climate change occurrences and growing disaster risks.
Estimating the Cost of Climate Change in the Pacific
The effects of global climate change are multifaceted. Pacific nations are highly vulnerable to the impacts, including intensified storm surges, cyclones, and rising sea levels.