ADB Partners with EFL to Add More 'Green' Buses on PRC's Urban Roads

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed today a $75 million loan with Everbright Financial Leasing (EFL) to put more low-emission buses on city roads in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

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Publish Date: 10th January 2017

Last Updated: 13th January 2017

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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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ADB: The Environments of the Poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific

21st May 2014

This book is first in a series of a three-volume publication on the environments of the poor, and contains selected papers on Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific from a conference organized in 2010 by ADB, in cooperation with various development partners and think tank institutes in Asia. The book introduces a spatial approach to poverty, and argues that a triple win -- reducing poverty, protecting the environment, and responding to climate change -- is possible.

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