In cities across Asia, air pollution levels are reaching alarming levels. There are workable solutions to cleaning up the air of the region’s urban areas but it will require resolve and innovation.
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In cities around Asia, governments are exploring ways to capture the increased value of land near public infrastructure projects, and direct these funds back toward the needs of city residents.
Mobilizing youth to generate data for social good can create the momentum for change.
If we don’t act soon, Asia’s cities and huge urban populations will be starved of water in just a few years.
For cycling to really take off in Metro Manila like in Rotterdam, we must first address several constraints.
Avoid, curb and transit travel to get our cities moving again.
Urban planners should invest in heritage preservation as part of a city’s economic development strategy.
This year’s Asia Clean Energy Forum (comes at a critical time in the lead-up to the crucial COP21 in Paris. Asia’s energy sector has a very important part to play in these UNFCCC negotiations and in setting the world on a course to limit global warming, and avoid the most dangerous impacts of climate change.
With the urban population swelling the world over, it makes sense that we start—or go back to—designing cities for people too. People are a city’s principal raison d'etre.
Manila has the distinction of being one of seven cities globally judged to be at extreme risk from the combined impacts of climate change and climate-related disasters – and only Dhaka in Bangladesh is estimated to be at higher overall risk.