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Energizing Green Cities in Southeast Asia -- Applying Sustainable Urban Energy and Emissions Planning

Urban population in East Asia is growing twice as fast as the rest of the world. Energy demands and GHG emissions are rising but cities can become global engines of green growth. Read More »

Sudhir Shetty
Chief Economist
Abhas Jha
Sector Manager for Transport, Urban and Disaster Risk Management
East Asia Pacific Region Urban Sanitation Review

To sustain economic growth, East Asia’s cities need to increase investments in sanitation to at least $250/person annually over the next 15 years. The good news is that investments in sanitation yield high returns. Read More »