Shouqing Zhu –
The ambition and size of China's Belt and Road Initiative will have far-reaching impacts for development in the region. WRI China's Shouqing Zhu outlines how China could imbue sustainability into its massive infrastructure plan.
Juzhong Zhuang –
This could very well be the Asian Century, but if and only if the region can overcome old challenges like poverty and resolve issues of the day such as climate change. ADB's deputy chief economist Juzhong Zhuang outlines key problem areas.
Jaideep Bansal –
There is a push for universal energy access by governments all over the world, however the barriers are socioeconomic, geographic and demographic. Here's what needs to happen, says Jaideep Bansal from the Global Himalayan Expedition.
Pakistan's people and environment will bear the cost of China's hypocritical overseas investments in coal. Pakistan should instead seek to develop its renewable energy capacity, writes King Abdulaziz University's Fahad Saeed.
The BBC nature documentary portrays Singapore as a green urban utopia where man has invited nature back into the city. The development of Singapore's last forests suggests the opposite is happening, note conservationists.