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Video: Can Beijing Clean Up its Air the Same Way New York and London Did?

The video "Fresh Air by 2030" is the latest offering from our partner site China Green, a production of the Center on U.S.-China Relations. more
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in California on June 7, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Are the US and China Finally Getting Serious About Climate Change?

While recent developments have raised hopes the so-called “Group of Two” is making strides, the countries are "not even close" on some key targets, writes Asia Society Senior Advisor Junjie Zhang. more
Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast taken during a search and rescue mission by 1-150 Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, October 30, 2012. (DVIDSHUB/Flickr)

Hurricane Sandy: Could Extreme Weather Spur Reform in US as it Did in Myanmar?

In 2008 Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar, causing massive devastation but spurring reform. Can Sandy push America to tackle climate change? more
Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, addresses Asia Society New York at the launch of the Climate Vulnerability Monitor on September 26, 2012.

Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Climate Change 'Disastrous' for Developing Countries

In New York, top officials help launch a comprehensive new report about the countries on the front lines of climate change. more
A Bangladeshi woman stands outside her house in Gabura, in southern Bangladesh, after Cyclone Aila devastated the area on May 26, 2009. Low-lying southwest Bangladesh is on the frontline of the battle to adapt to climate change. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: New Report Shows Climate Change Actually a 'Regressive Tax' On World's Poor

Asia Society Associate Fellow Junjie Zhang says a new climate vulnerability report makes it clear that climate change will hit the poorest communities the hardest. more
China Air Daily
A daily snapshot of air quality conditions around the world. more
In Mumbai on July 12, Anil Kakodkar, Ashok Sethi, Bernd Forster (pictured) and Hartosh Singh Bal address concerns around nuclear power after the March 2011 disaster in Japan. (12 min., 14 sec.)
Preventing a Fukushima in India
In the wake of Japan's disaster, experts assess the viability of nuclear power in India. more

Asia-Pacific Responses to Climate Change

Video exclusive: regional experts share solutions to issues surrounding food, water, and human security. more

On Thinner Ice

The glaciers of the Himalaya are melting. On Thinner Ice, an Asia Society multimedia project, helps explain this critical issue. more