Shigehiro Shinozaki –
What benefits do Asia's poor and under-served communities stand to gain from digital finance inclusion? How can mobile money services be customised to make people's lives better? ADB's Shigehiro Shinozaki explores.
Raja Gayam and Sohail Hasnie –
Amid choking pollution, India is pushing hard for wider use of electric vehicles, but many challenges remain. One of them is lack of charging infrastructure, say ADB's Sohail Hasnie and Gayam Motors' Raja Gayam.
According to a recent paper in the journal Nature, the amount of carbon emissions that can be emitted before breaching the 1.5°C warming threshold is somewhat larger than was previously thought. But this is no reason for complacency.
A new study says that nature can offer up to 37 per cent of the solution for keeping global temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius or below— making it more critical than ever to fix the financing systems that are degrading our land.