The battle against climate change will be won or lost in Asia and the Pacific. As Asia and the Pacific’s climate bank, the Asian Development Bank is adopting new and innovative strategies to help combat this challenge, including a new energy policy, aligning our operations with the Paris Agreement, and helping to ensure a Just Transition from coal power to clean, renewable energy, that leaves no one behind.

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ADB is Asia and the Pacific’s climate bank

We are deploying new, innovative strategies to meet the challenge of climate change

Revamping ADB’s energy policy

Helping to transition from coal to clean energy

Aligning our operations with the Paris Agreement

Committing to a Just Transition—ensuring nobody is left behind

And committing to a doubling of our climate adaptation funding

Which is vital for protecting the poor and vulnerable

Climate change is the most critical battle of our lifetime

And that battle will be won or lost in Asia and the Pacific.

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