Despite the remarkable economic growth achieved in Asia in the last few decades, rising income inequality is one of the most profound challenges in the region reveals this book by the Asian Development Bank

This publication describes India’s fi rst comprehensive city-level fl ood forecasting and early warning system. Located in Kolkata, the system provides forecasts and real-time updates on rainfall and inundation levels, among other climate and environmental data, thereby strengthening the city’s resilience.

This publication seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Pakistan.

This publication examines the enormous potential for scaling up green business development in Asia and the Pacific.

ADB, in collaboration with UN Environment, prepared this tool compendium to help developing countries address challenges faced upon the successful implementation of the environmental dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals.

This report presents the results of a survey of 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific regarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12, 14, and 15.

This working paper reviews the enabling environment for waste-to-energy in the People’s Republic of China, Bangladesh, India, and the Philippines.As Asia and the Pacific continues to experience rapid urbanization with high population density, there is an increasing need to better manage municipal solid waste (MSW).

This study provides an overview of the water security situation in the PRC. It assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing issues and recommends strategic areas for strengthening and reform.

This publication presents a factual overview of the design and implementation of the Korean Emissions Trading Scheme, focusing on lessons from its implementation and opportunities under the Paris Agreement. It provides information to assist other countries that are designing or considering an emissions trading system.

This publication showcases 50 innovative case studies from cities in the People’s Republic of China that are mitigating against and adapting to climate change. Solutions being implemented in these cities are proving that reducing carbon dioxide emissions and protecting the environment need not sacrifice economic prosperity.

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