Christiana Figueres and Teresa RiberaManuel Pulgar Vidal –
Climate change is a true test of political leadership, and now is the time for governments to do more, says former UNFCCC executive secretary Christiana Figueres.
The recent string of natural disasters has been a costly but critical lesson—that we need to prepare for more extreme weather, and protect the vulnerable who disproportionately bear the brunt of these, writes UNESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
The struggle to deal with urban flooding has dominated international headlines recently. Here's how China's national "sponge cities" policy takes on rainfall and flooding, and what else it can do to achieve its ambitious goals.