The global liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry has pinned its long-term hopes for growth on emerging markets in China, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. But this new IEEFA report finds that sustained high prices over the past year have eroded the economic case for LNG and hurt LNG sales in key Asian markets.

Asia-Pacific countries face a multitude of challenges in achieving their national and global sustainable energy goals. This policy brief provides a review on SDG 7 progress in the region, covering access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy, and energy efficiency.

This publication explores good practices in the use of financial instruments to enhance women’s economic resilience to disasters caused by natural hazard events and extreme weather conditions.

This publication examines opportunities for pursuing pro-poor urban resilience initiatives to reduce the increasing impacts of heat stress faced by urban populations in Asia and the Pacific. Cities in the region are increasingly at risk of heat waves, which are expected to be more severe and persistent due to global warming.

Air pollution is a global challenge to people’s health and has severe economic consequences. The region of Northeast Asia is no exception.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, WFP has continually assessed household vulnerability to food and nutrition insecurity through monitoring surveys, while simultaneously providing technical assistance and operations support for programmes in response to the pandemic in the Asia Pacific region.

Billions of people in Asia and the Pacific depend on healthy oceans for their livelihoods, food security, health, and recreation.

This report provides scenarios for future transport demand and CO2 emissions in North and Central Asia up to 2050 to help decision makers chart pathways to sustainable, resilient transport. The scenarios reflect existing policy initiatives and specific constraints in the region.

Resilience in a Riskier World: Managing Systemic Risks from Biological and Other Natural Hazards, the Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2021 captured a comprehensive picture of the complexity of disaster risk landscape (‘riskscape’) from natural and biological hazards in the Asia-Pacific region.

Knowledge gathered over the past four years in the IUCN Close the Plastic Tap programme is the basis of this publication.