A boat offers refuge, with homes under floodwaters in Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, on August 15. Heavy monsoon rains this year have unleashed landslides and floods, killing hundreds and displacing millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Photo: AP

What banks do to tackle climate change matters, as the Asia-Pacific braces for the worst

Helena Wright says with Asia and the Pacific facing a huge threat from the costs of global warming, the ADB’s new green framework is timely, and regional banks, including those from China, need to follow its lead

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A boat offers refuge, with homes under floodwaters in Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, on August 15. Heavy monsoon rains this year have unleashed landslides and floods, killing hundreds and displacing millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Photo: AP
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