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2013’s Weather: Yet More Good Reasons To Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The sixth warmest year on record, 2013’s weather was wild, woolly, and very costly for people, economies, and ecosystems around the world, providing additional evidence of the inter-linkages between anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, a warming world and the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events.

Drying Up: How Should China Deal with Growing Threat of Water Scarcity and Drought?

Now facing a water crisis, China cannot rely on large-scale infrastructure projects to solve the problem, according to a new ADB report, which proposes a three-pronged solution based on reducing demand through water conservation, improving the efficiency of water distribution and use, and better disaster preparedness.