Villagers sit amid floodwaters in the typhoon-hit town of La Paz, Tarlac province, in southern Manila on December 17, 2015. The frequency of extreme weather will increase in line with global temperatures. Photo: EPA

Developing Asia has to balance climate change fight with energy needs for growth

Alfonso Cusi says renewable energy is still too costly and unreliable for consumers in nations such as the Philippines, which is why conventional energy sources must be made more sustainable

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Villagers sit amid floodwaters in the typhoon-hit town of La Paz, Tarlac province, in southern Manila on December 17, 2015. The frequency of extreme weather will increase in line with global temperatures. Photo: EPA
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