Achieving economies of scale in the distributed renewable energy sector is a major challenge, partly due to the lower capacity potential of installations and remote locations.

Rapid and unpredictable digital technology innovation is reshaping economic, social, and cultural systems. Information and communications technology (ICT) disparities lead to imbalanced development, widening short-term digital divides.

Given the commitment of G7 and G20 countries to the gradual elimination of fossil fuel subsidies and their advocacy for other nations to follow suit, this study examines the effects of such subsidies on firms’ GHG emissions.

Central banks, financial institutions, and large companies are increasingly embracing green finance and investment to meet climate goals and achieve carbon neutrality.

Hydrogen is regarded as one of the limited options for decarbonizing the hard-to-abate industrial sector. This work investigates the status and potential of green and blue hydrogen in some major industrial sectors, including oil refining, chemical production, iron and steel production, and high-temperature heat applications.

Labor Migration in Asia: Changing Profiles and Processes analyzes labor migration trends in Asia, taking into account the landscape of labor markets after the lifting of strict entry and cross-border controls imposed during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

The social impact of sanitation is multifaceted. It has repercussions for health, education, and the local environment, as well as overall human development and economic growth. Unsafe sanitation poses environmental and health risks.

There are many indicators of energy security. Few measure what really matters—an affordable and reliable energy supply—and the trade-offs between the affordability and reliability. Reliability is physical, affordability is economic.

Think20 (T20), the official think tank engagement group of the Group of Twenty (G20), was established in 2012 to provide research-based policy recommendations to help G20 countries and partners promote economic resilience and sustainable development.

More than at any time in the history, climate change is having an increasingly unprecedented effect on human lives. Economies are affected severely in terms of sovereign risk due to climate change variations influencing the macroeconomy. Asian countries are highly susceptible to economic downturn due to the consequences of climate change.