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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In 2014, the CEP conducted a study to assess how risk financing could help strengthen the climate resilience of rural households.  Such financing mechanisms have been set up in other parts of the world, but little was known about their potential in the GMS until this study.

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Watershed Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment Guidelines

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