ADB stepping up green shift, offers limited support for gas

The Asia-Pacific region consumes the majority of the global supply of liquefied natural gas. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SINGAPORE - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is accelerating its efforts to help the region shift to greener energy and reduce climate risks, but it will still support gas investments in limited cases.

"The battle against climate change will be won or lost in Asia and the Pacific," Mr Priyantha Wijayatunga, chief of the energy sector group at the ADB, tells The Straits Times in an e-mail interview.

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