Blog posts tagged to "climate change"
Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2015
In the face of climate change-induced water shortage in Asia’s rice production areas, farmers are struggling to figure out how to grow more rice with less water to ensure food security in the region.
Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2015
The results of our September blog survey show that the majority of respondents believe the best way to address food insecurity in the region is boosting the efficiency of the food production system to grow more with less.
Published on Monday, 05 October 2015
Public spaces, this year’s theme for World Habitat Day, are increasingly coming under threat by rapid urbanization in Asia, where cities desperately need to maintain and expand public spaces to enhance mobility, counter the effects of climate change, and create income opportunities.
Published on Thursday, 24 September 2015
As world leaders gather this weekend in New York to officially adopt the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 6 questions come to mind.
Published on Thursday, 17 September 2015
As El Niño weather patterns continue to smash global heat records globally and with even drier weather on the way, one area that is especially feeling the impact is PNG's Highlands region.
Published on Monday, 14 September 2015
For a long time, sustainability was seen as an environmental issue that represented an unwelcome trade-off with strong economic growth. But now it encompasses a more mutually dependent set of environmental, economic, and social goals.
Published on Monday, 07 September 2015
Clean energy advocates believe that 100% generation from renewable energy sources is the only way to meet the power demand and address global warming. It's technically feasible, but we will still need some fossil fuels to create a sustainable energy source that all countries can afford.
Published on Thursday, 27 August 2015
Disaster preparedness should include extending the reach of insurance to cover flooding to help individuals, businesses and governments to get back on their feet more quickly after a disaster strikes.
Published on Tuesday, 18 August 2015
In the Pacific, many fragile countries have no conflict or violence at all. So how do you know whether a given state has dimensions of fragility or not?
Published on Friday, 14 August 2015
With the overall goal of scaling up sustainable transport by up to 50% of loans and grants by 2017, ADB plans to work more closely with its developing member countries on sustainable transport options that could fit their development master plans.