Hit by heatwaves, cities test fresh ways to cool residents
While preparations are lagging globally, experts say, many cities are exploring innovative ideas to keep people safe – from insurance policies that fund preparations ahead of a heatwave to shade canopies that generate solar power.
Real estate in Thailand: On the way to a sustainable architecture
Like in many other countries in Europe and America, in Asia, sustainability has become a new focus also for residential property developments. This is particularly an urgent move at a time when the globe is facing risks from climate change and illnesses.
Climate change raises asset risks for banks in Asia-Pacific
Climate change and related government policies raise asset risks for banks in Asia-Pacific, while legal and reputational risks are growing while large, diversified banks in the region are better able to cope with these risks and preserve their credit strength
Climate Change: how Asia-Pacific will affect the whole planet
Pursuing a green recovery in the aftermath of COVID-19 might sound daunting, but it’s actually a great opportunity to direct recovery spending into stimulating sustainable jobs and growth and fight climate change.
Cities like Bangkok must be braced for Climate Change impact says Bill Gates
All cities will be affected by Climate Change, but coastal cities will have the worst problems. Hundreds of millions of people could be forced from their homes as sea levels rise and storm surges get worse.