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Cities will be key to a low carbon, resilient global economy able to address and adapt to climate change. Many are emerging as leaders cutting emissions and greening infrastructure. Photo ©Pline

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The battle against climate change is likely to be won or lost in Asia's expanding megacities. Asian cities are poised to contribute more than half the rise in global greenhouse gas emissions over the next 20 years if no action is taken. But with planning, resources and political commitment, cities can be part of the climate change solution, the Asian Development Bank explains in this article.

Photo credit: view of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kyala Lumpur, Malaysia/Asian Development Bank (Flickr).

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