The Paris Agreement set out the overarching goals and framework for international climate action, but left many details to be filled in later. These details, discussed at Bonn, will collectively be known as the Paris “rulebook”.
Christopher Stephens –
Multilateral development banks cannot make decisions based solely on “economic considerations", and should include human rights to truly advance its mission of development, writes ADB's general counsel Christopher Stephens.
Joydeep Gupta –
The China-Pakistan plan to build five dams in a row on the Indus will stop the flow of silt to rejuvenate farms downstream, and will reduce water flow in the nine dry months of the year, says The Third Pole South Asia director Joydeep Gupta.
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.