At the frontline of climate change – Sagar Island at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal – is losing the battle to sea level rise, coastal erosion, tidal surges and increasingly violent cyclones.
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To meet the world's climate goals, we must seize the window of opportunity to build climate-smart infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions as cities in the Global South develop, says the Asian Institute of Technology's Shobhakar Dhakal.
India has taken important steps to implement the SDGs, but there is still not enough participation in developing plans and not enough information reaching citizens, say researchers from Development Alternatives.
Almost half of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set for 2030 are directly or indirectly related to transport, and it's time to relook Asia's transport system if the region is to meet the goals in time, says ADB's Nana Soetantri.
As countries work towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and solving development problems in a sustainable way, relying on international aid cannot be a long-term solution. Are social enterprises the answer?
Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...