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Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, has a construction boom and plastic waste problem; solving both could help achieve its climate goals.
While its towns bear the consequences of extreme weather, experts and politicians push for a long-awaited climate bill to be signed into law.
Architects and aid groups invest in climate-proof housing to withstand disasters – but say the Bangladeshi government must step up.
The UN says 3 billion people will live in slums by 2050 unless the world tackles poverty and inequality.
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#housing Opinion

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Unhappiness among villagers in Rempang, close to Batam island, has led to riots in Batam City and threatens existing and future foreign investment.
Greater efforts to limit death and destruction from disasters will help us protect development progress and adapt to climate change.
A recent study shows that about 56 percent of the metropolitan area in the Indian city is built-up. It is now vital for Kolkata’s 15 million residents that planning for future growth takes into account the threat of climate change.
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Investments in physical infrastructure such as highways and power lines have been lagging behind what is needed to meet development goals. To kickstart post-pandemic recovery, there is a need to invest in green infrastructure.
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#housing Videos

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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.
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What can you do to help quell the devastating impacts of climate change? Start life on a greener path in the countryside.
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Mongolia's punishing winters see temperatures falling to 30 degrees below zero, making home insulation a must-have. Here's how an EU-funded initiative is providing an alternative to imported and unsustainable materials that Mongolians use today.
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From electric cars to long-lasting storage batteries to solar roof tiles, Tesla's Elon Musk is moving towards realising his dream of selling a fossil fuel-free lifestyle to consumers.
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#housing Podcasts

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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the second episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how to build zero carbon cities in fast-growing Southeast Asia.
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