Wind turbines amid sunflowers in China’s Gansu province in August 2019. We must harness the capacity of sustainable energy to rebuild our societies and economies while protecting the environment. Photo: Xinhua Wind turbines amid sunflowers in China’s Gansu province in August 2019. We must harness the capacity of sustainable energy to rebuild our societies and economies while protecting the environment. Photo: Xinhua
Wind turbines amid sunflowers in China’s Gansu province in August 2019. We must harness the capacity of sustainable energy to rebuild our societies and economies while protecting the environment. Photo: Xinhua
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Clean energy is key to Asia-Pacific’s ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19

  • Renewable energy and energy efficiency projects create more jobs than fossil fuel projects and can make communities more inclusive, particularly for women and children, and more resilient in future crises

Wind turbines amid sunflowers in China’s Gansu province in August 2019. We must harness the capacity of sustainable energy to rebuild our societies and economies while protecting the environment. Photo: Xinhua Wind turbines amid sunflowers in China’s Gansu province in August 2019. We must harness the capacity of sustainable energy to rebuild our societies and economies while protecting the environment. Photo: Xinhua
Wind turbines amid sunflowers in China’s Gansu province in August 2019. We must harness the capacity of sustainable energy to rebuild our societies and economies while protecting the environment. Photo: Xinhua
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Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is undersecretary-general of the United Nations and executive secretary of ESCAP.