With clean energy projects experiencing delays due to the coronavirus, developing economies in the region should scale up local manufacturing and employment, said the Asian Development Bank's energy sector chief.
Sally Uren –
Are there lessons to be found in humanity's response to Covid-19 that can help us fight climate change? The current upheaval could push us to fix our financial system, alter our behaviour and make us more resilient, writes Sally Uren.
After years of increasingly severe hurricane seasons in which island countries and territories in the Caribbean have lost power for weeks and even months at a time, the need for climate resilience could not be clearer. And as the Bahamas is showing, the cleanest energy sources can also be the most resilient.
In the aftermath of a disaster, low-income earners, small-business owners and part-time workers on average, lost significant income as compared to those with higher incomes. Here's why recovery aid may contribute to widening the income gap.
Micah Castelo, Mongabay.com –
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
Zafirah Zein –
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than 80 mayors in …
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in …
Companies have traditionally thought about climate change and environmental sustainability as reputational risks best managed through corporate social responsibility programs. In recent years, however, many companies have been caught unprepared …
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters …