In addition to maintaining growth momentum and eradicating poverty, Asia must invest in climate change mitigation and adaptation
Hiroki Sekine has been a visiting fellow with the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House since January 2020. He has also been a non-resident visiting fellow at the Institute for Security and Development Policy in Stockholm since February 2020. He was director of the policy and strategy office for financial operations at the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) from July 2016 until June 2019, and then served as a senior adviser to the corporate planning department at JBIC until December 2020. Between 2018 and 2019, Hiroki served as adjunct professor at Kyoto University, responsible for project finance.
Climate change action in Asia and growing momentum for international green cooperationAsia is on the right track to transition to a low carbon economy, but it will require international support to achieve its goals
Asia has to step up its engagement with the environment and climate, and large economies in Asia are doing just that