ADB Climate Operations Reach a Record $3.7 Billion in 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $3.7 billion in climate finance investments in 2016, according to recently released figures — marking a 42% boost from the $2.6 billion reached in 2015.

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Publish Date: 7th February 2017

Last Updated: 7th February 2017

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Green Freight in the Greater Mekong Subregion

15th April 2015
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This brief summarizes lessons learned from green freight feasibility analyses conducted under the GMS Core Environment Program between 2010 and 2014. It presents five key messages that policymakers and practitioners need to be aware of while developing strategies and projects to improve road freight fuel efficiency in the GMS. It also provides an overview of the GMS Core Environment Program’s Green Freight Initiative.

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ADB Article: El NiƱo, Poor Water Management, and Climate Change Bringing Droughts to Asia and the Pacific

14th June 2016
News

Farmers in western Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China wake up early every morning to help dig wells 100 feet deep, hoping there will be enough water to maintain crops. Nearby lake levels are decreasing and there used to be water close to the surface, they say.

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