Managing one of the world’s longest rivers is a gargantuan task that involves a visionary approach and countless man hours from thousands of engineers. The Yellow River Conservancy Commission has overcome mammoth challenges to successfully manage the river’s flood and droughts but their work continues.
New research has traced the unrest in Syria and unfolding European migrant crisis to a drought induced by worsening climate change. Could a similar fate be in store for Asia, a region most vulnerable to its impacts?
Dagmar Zwebe –
Why have so many climate change mitigation projects developed in Asia, but so few featuring women as agents of change or in productive roles? SNV Renewable Energy sector leader Dagmar Zwebe offers an analysis.
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While the public focus is often on mitigation – how much countries are willing to reduce emissions, by when and with what degree of transparency – adaptation to the impacts of climate change demands the same level of attention.
The main impacts of climate change are being felt by poor families, which means that poor women and men must be at the centre of the climate change finance debate, say Paul Steele and Neha Rai from the International Institute for Environment and Development.
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 ...
Increasing food production is the main policy prescription for addressing food security, but this neglects the crucial importance of access and affordability for low-income urban residents. This according to the ...