ADB at the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the UNFCC

Asia's Climate Change Challenge
ADB is actively participating in the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Doha, Qatar, to draw attention to key issues facing the Asia-Pacific region and to share experiences, challenges and opportunities for the region to continue its transition toward low-carbon and climate resilient development.

Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific by the Numbers

The world's climate is changing due to rising greenhouse gas emissions. Here are some glaring numbers that show the impacts of climate change in Asia and the Pacific.

ADB at Climate Change Talks (COP18) in Doha

ADB's Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Bindu Lohani, explains how critical COP18 is in moving the global agenda forward on climate change and what is at stake for Asia in these talks.

ADB at COP18

Get to know ADB's delegates at the COP 18 Conference.

Focus On Technology against Climate Change in Asia

Dr. Xuedu Lu, ADB’s Advisor on climate change and carbon market, talks about the role of technology in mitigating the effects of climate change in Asia and the Pacific.

ADB and the New Green Climate Fund at COP 18

Principal Climate Change Specialist Preety Bhandari discusses the set up of the Green Climate Fund and ADBs involvement in the multi-billion fund for sustainable development.

Green Cities

This book focuses on "greening" of a number of urban infrastructure services such as urban transport, and provision of water and sanitation services, waste management, and energy sources for urban areas.

Climate Change Threat to South Asia

South Asia must act now to avoid huge economic loss from climate change, ADB and other experts say.

The Economics of Climate Change

This brief explains how climate change is also likely to exacerbate the existing challenges to sustaining growth and poverty reduction, especially in the developing and least-developed countries of the region.

Huge Financing Gap Must Be Filled to Promote Climate-Friendly Technology - ADB

Massive investment is required to develop and deploy climate-friendly technology if global warming is to be halted and developing countries prepared to cope with the adverse consequences of climate change.