Blog posts tagged to "climate change"
Published on Friday, 17 July 2015
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.
Published on Tuesday, 14 July 2015
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.
Published on Friday, 10 July 2015
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.
Published on Friday, 26 June 2015
Do fiscal policies respond appropriately to reduce vulnerabilities, or actually widen the pre-existing inequality that is exacerbated during disasters?
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2015
With the region producing an ever greater share of global carbon emissions, what can it do to protect its people—and the world—from the effects of climate change?
Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015
Poverty and natural disasters are intertwined. Both, however, can be addressed together through the community-driven development approach to disaster preparedness, as we have learned in the Philippines.
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Asia and the Pacific is the world’s most vulnerable region to climate change. As the region works to prepare national and local resilience plans, scientific data are crucial.
Published on Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Floods in India and Pakistan, typhoons in the Philippines and the recent earthquake in Nepal have reminded city leaders of the urgent need to safeguard the lives of their people, protect costly infrastructure, and ensure services and businesses can continue after disaster strikes.
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Last week, representatives from 187 UN member states agreed on a new international framework to foster greater disaster resilience across the globe, the first of four global agreements on the post-2015 development agenda.
Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Will a top-down or a top-bottom approach save Asia and the world from climate change? ADB senior management officials and experts engaged top youth debaters to discuss the issue.