How to head off climate-change ruin in Asia

Bangkok Post: Rising, warming and increasingly acidic seas threaten the very survival of Pacific island countries. The retreat of glaciers and snowfields in the Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau jeopardise these "water towers" on which one billion Asians depend for dry season and drought year flows. More than 450 million Asians live within the low-elevation coastal zone, including almost 20% of the region's urban residents. There's no question the scale of climate challenges facing Asia and the Pacific is......

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