Developing cities can finance climate-resilient infrastructure and renewable-energy projects by improving their creditworthiness or aligning investment goals with green bond performance targets, according to a recent report.
Nathan Rive –
This is the 'golden era' of international climate finance. ADB's Nathan Rive shares his advice on how countries can successfully apply for funding to climate-proof themselves for the future.
Shikha Jha –
Scrapping fossil fuel subsidies would be the first step towards sustainability in both environmental and budgetary terms, and allow for the development of an energy mix that reflects the true costs of energy production, writes ADB's Shikha Jha.
Hitting two birds with one stone: Engaging civil society organisations in development will ensure local participation as well as strengthen the environmental sustainability of these projects, writes ADB's Richeline Tan Mascarinas.
The Asia Pacific region is the most vulnerable to climate change, but countries can reduce climate change-related risks by incorporating advanced technologies into infrastructure development, says ADB's Kijin Kim.