‘Unabated climate change threatens to undo many of the development advancements of the last decades, not least by incurring high economic losses,’ says a report from the Asian Development Bank
MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 14, 2017) — A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be “disastrous” for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report released Friday, July 14. Continue reading ADB warns climate change ‘disastrous’ for Asia→
Marshall Islands president: ‘By becoming one of the first countries to ratify the Paris agreement, we have shown our determination to continue to lead this fight from the front’
MAJURO, Marshall Islands (Mar. 21, 2016) — Battered by massive cyclones, El Niño-fueled drought and swollen king tides, fragile Pacific island nations vulnerable to climate change are leading the charge in implementing the landmark Paris climate deal.