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|1 Oct 2013||
The cities of South Asia are growing at an unprecedented rate, and there is potential to steer this development onto a sustainable and green path. Carbon financing serves as a valuable revenue source to help cities earn additional income to support low-carbon development. https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/ . --> https://accounts.brightcove.com/...
|8 Apr 2013||
Asia's Future Prosperity Requires Major Change in Energy Use Asia is moving along a dangerously unsustainable energy path that will result in environmental disaster and a gaping divide in energy access between rich and poor unless the region dramatically changes course, says a...
|4 Mar 2013||
Clean Technologies Could Cut South Asia Emissions by a Fifth by 2020 at Little Cost Five countries of South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka - could slash greenhouse gas emissions by a fifth by 2020 at little long-term cost by introducing a variety of...
|6 Mar 2013||
Climate Action South Asia Analyses show that the cost of early action on climate change in South Asia is lower than the cost of damage brought about by climate change impacts. In physical terms, the region will face water shortage and agricultural food production losses, which are vital to achieving poverty reduction and...
|6 Mar 2013||
South Asia is considered vulnerable to the impacts and consequences of climate change, including sea level rise, melting Himalayan glaciers, and increased frequency of typhoons. Notwithstanding these challenges, sustained and rapid economic growth is necessary for the region to achieve significant poverty reduction, uplift the economic well-being of its people, and increase its resilience to...
|27 Feb 2013||
Climate Action South Asia: Information Update No. 2 (Economics of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South Asia)
Climate Action South Asia This update explores the study, Economics of Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in South Asia and examines low-carbon growth opportunities, GHG abatement potential, energy supply and demand activities, and non-energy activities focused on the three major kinds of GHGs within the region. It also...
|3 Dec 2012||
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...
|17 Dec 2013||
46470 46470-001 Decision document for the Action on Climate Change in South Asia in xctryx presented to ADB’s Board of Directors or Management for approval. This technical...
|24 Sep 2013||
New rice varieties are being developed and water-saving cultivation technologies promoted to help feed Asia's growing populations. New rice varieties are being developed and water-saving cultivation technologies promoted to help feed Asia's growing populations. Developing rice varieties that can survive...
|22 Jun 2012||
The $175 billion pledge made by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and seven other multilateral development banks (MDBs) was one of the largest financial commitments coming out of Rio+20, it was announced today at the UN Secretary General’s closing press conference. ADB Vice President Bindu Lohani (fourth...