Despite meteorological outlook pointing toward extreme heat, scientists at the World Meteorological Organisation did not foresee a 54 degrees Celsius (129 degrees Farenheit) temperature hike reportedly experienced in Kuwait last Thursday.
Shikha Jha –
Many Asian governments are reluctant to reduce fossil fuel subsidies out of concern for poor communities. But the money freed up from subsidies could fully offset their expenditures when energy prices rise, says ADB economist Rupa Jha.
Jessica Cheam –
It is a topic that is traditionally under-covered due to the clandestine conditions surrounding trafficking, but if you look carefully, slavery in its modern form is everywhere, affecting the world’s most vulnerable people.
Takehiko Nakao –
It is time for transformative action to build a smarter, more sustainable Asia and Pacific region through more advanced technology, says Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao.
To solve land shortages, many Asian countries have encouraged "eco-burials" that involve the cremation process. But considering the environmental effects of cremation, the benefits may be short-term at best.
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...
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