Three Ways to Improve Air Quality and Build Climate Resilience in Mongolia
Mongolia is at a crucial moment with the chance to improve the everyday lives of its citizens through actions to improve air quality.
Words Matter: Stop Using the Phrase ‘Natural Disasters’
A holistic disaster risk management approach starts with a change in the way we refer to disasters.
How The Insurance Industry Can Make Asia’s Coastal Areas More Resilient
Due to the economic importance of coastal areas, the insurance industry can contribute significantly to their protection.
Four Ways To Fund Viet Nam’s COP26 Climate Commitments
Viet Nam is committing to ambitious goals to address climate change. Here’s how to fund them.
Are Economic Growth and Biodiversity Compatible?
There is no time left to debate whether saving our planet is too expensive, or to keep promoting socioeconomic models that are clearly not working.
Confronting Asia’s Triple Threat: Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss, Food Insecurity
Without progress on climate and biodiversity, there will be no progress on food security. To address these interlinked challenges, we need an unprecedented level of multilateral, private, and public sector cooperation.
How Do We Stop These Devastating Floods? Start With These Six Steps
The devastating floods in the Hindu Kush Himalaya Region have shown the urgency of actions needed to protect vulnerable communities from the impact of climate change.
Your Questions Answered: Why Are We Experiencing Heat Waves and What Can Be Done?
Le Lan, an environmental economist working on agricultural, environmental, and natural resources management in East Asia, answers questions about the heat waves that are rolling across parts of Asia and the rest of the world.
Tracking People’s Movement After Disasters Can Save Lives
Based on a case study in Indonesia, these charts illustrate how privacy-compliant human mobility data – such as mobile phone and GPS information – can provide rapid information to understand the impact of a disaster and how best to respond.
The World Needs a Path Forward on Biodiversity
A new global pact for nature expected to be passed at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in 2022 should balance the needs of developing and developed countries in helping avoid ecosystem collapse.