Aid agencies should stop shipping in mass-produced, pre-fabricated shelters after disasters and help people rebuild their villages with local materials like mud and bamboo, a leading Pakistani architect says.
Meir Wietchner –
More than a third of the world’s drinking water supply is lost in distribution systems before it even reaches consumers. Here's a responsible and values-driven approach to cut this wastage.
Amy Leung –
Following the global observance of UN World Water Day, Amy Leung, director of ADB's Urban Development and Water Division, outlines how countries in Asia can reduce their vulnerability to floods.
Permanent representatative of Nauru to the United Nations Ambassador Marlene Moses and former IPCC chair Robert Watson defend the international goal to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius.
Women in the developing world are amongst those most vulnerable to climate change. Policies to curb climate change will be unsuccessful if women have no opportunity to inﬂuence decision-making, says Hannah Reid.