Indian trade liberalization has not directly or substantially affected carbon dioxide emissions.
Blog posts on "pollution"
42% of ADB blog readers claim that improved connections would get people to use public transport more in Asian cities, while a further 40% pointed to efficiency as the most important deciding factor.
Reducing traffic on the road starts with each one of us taking our cars off the highway. If all of us were to use public transport, we can help to make the situation better.
Avoid, curb and transit travel to get our cities moving again.
Viet Nam’s new penal code reflects growing momentum across Asia in tackling environmental challenges and protecting biodiversity.
Urban densification encourages efficiency and conservation to make cities more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
The announcement that the People's Republic of China will set up a national emissions trading market in 2017 is a game-changer that could prompt similar moves elsewhere.
We’ve been thinking a lot lately about investing in “natural capital” in Asia and the Pacific – one of four key thrusts of ADB’s newly approved Environment Operational Directions for 2013-2020.