ADB Article: What does the Paris climate deal mean for Asia and the Pacific?

The emission reduction targets agreed in Paris are unspecific and hardly ambitious. How can they make a genuine difference in Asia and the Pacific given the commitment of large economies in the region to continue with a fossil fuel-based growth strategy?

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Publish Date: 14th January 2016

Last Updated: 26th January 2016

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