Turning to low-tech, low-cost approaches to pollution prevention and flood reduction, like planting bamboo, diverts from previous approaches that used brute-force, cost billions of pesos, and failed to work effectively.
Shamshad Akhtar –
Internet access is a clear development enabler, yet it remains unequally distributed across the Asia-Pacific region. UN under-secretary-general Dr Shamshad Akhtar shares what's being done about this.
The global community has to limit the rise in temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius, and climate vulnerable countries are taking the lead on this, say Philippines senator Loren Legarda and Costa Rican congresswoman Marcella Guerrerro.
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...