ADB Blog: It’s air-pocalypse now in Beijing – but the future is brighter

As the burners are fired up at full blast to stave off the biting winter cold, Beijing and its surrounding area started the New Year engulfed in smog.

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Publish Date: 3rd January 2017

Last Updated: 16th January 2017

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GMS Forest and Biodiversity Regional Support Project (2014-2016)

7th December 2015

With support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the GMS Core Environment Program is strengthening regional collaboration to manage key transboundary biodiversity landscapes in the GMS.

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ADB OpEd: Green infrastructure minimizes flood risk - Stefan Rau

22nd July 2016

Recent storms in China affecting especially cities along the Yangtze River and even in the northern part of the country show current water engineering approaches are not offering enough protection from flooding disasters. It is both the failure of local flood defense systems and the lack of effective river-basin-wide management that amplify flood disasters.

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