A fossil fuel-derived material that is highly polluting to the environment, plastic is a huge problem in the Philippines, a country that consistently tops rankings for the most vulnerable to climate impacts.
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In Asia's growing megacities, an infrastructure finance gap is slowing mass transport development, resulting in thousands of hours wasted in horrendous traffic. Land value capture could unlock finance, writes ADB's Bambang Susantono.
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World Resources Institute analysts discuss why women’s access to jobs matters for everyone, and how women can participate more in the sustainable infrastructure workforce.
More electric vehicles on the road can drastically cut emissions in cities, if chargers are more accessible and the power used for charging comes from non-fossil fuel sources, says University of British Columbia researcher Jerome Mayaud.
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.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, the Earth’s average global surface temperature could rise more than 4 degrees Celsius or 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century. These videos attempt to show how that looks like.
Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.