Arjun Thapan

The Challenges Of Water And Climate In Asia

cropped image of Arjun ThapanMr. Arjun Thapan is Special Senior Advisor to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) President for Infrastructure and Water. ADB, based in Manila, is dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration. In this opinion essay, he discusses Asia's impending water crisis, exacerbated not just by the environmental consequences of economic and population growth, but now also by climate change.

Arjun Thapan, posted on September 21st, 2010
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