Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
A Governance Analysis of Electricity; India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand
Based on experiences in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand, this report makes the case for greater attention to how electricity sector decisions are made -- and the need for greater public involvement and scrutiny.
Making the Vision a Reality
Identifies indicators of sustainable transport to help decision makers in Asian cities better understand the current sustainability, or lack of it, of their urban transport systems and to develop more structured and quantified approaches to policy making.
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The role of public participation
This paper focuses on the social and economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology and its products and taking these implications into account in decision-making.
Decentralization in Mainland Southeast Asia
Assesses the potential of decentralization reform to improve rural livelihoods and natural resource stewardship in this rapidly-changing region.
Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia
Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.
Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia
Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.
A synthesis of issues and opportunities
Assesses watershed management and upland development policy in Lao PDR in relation to government objectives and implementation capacity.
Strategies for Combating Cyanide Fishing in Southeast Asia
Cyanide fishing is responsible for damaging coral reef habitats throughout the Indo-Pacific region and is spreading quickly as fishers respond to market demand for ornamental and edible fish.
What the North can do
Spells out actions that the North must take if the world economy is gong to continue to develop and yet avoid the environmental degradation that threatens to undermine living standards.