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Blog Posts: development

  • Learning from the Climate Investment Funds

    Can climate financing create transformational change?

  • Using Nature to Reach the Millennium Development Goals

    To regain momentum on the MDGs, we must recognize the role of healthy ecosystems in successful development.

  • South Africa: An Experiment in Climate Change Adaptation Planning

    As South Africa moves forward with its own preparations for climate change, other countries are taking note.

  • Dispelling Myths About India and Climate Change

    Leaders must overcome the mistrust that has characterized recent U.S.-India relations on climate change and energy.

  • Review of IFC Performance Standards and Sustainability Policy Overview of Key Issues

    From September to November 2009, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is conducting an initial scoping of issues to improve in its updated sustainability policies.

  • Maps Guide Water and Sanitation Planning in Africa

    State of the art GIS maps shed new light on Uganda’s development challenges.

  • WRI Comments on the 2009 World Bank Energy Strategy

    WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.

  • Tracking Environmental Impact Assessment Rollbacks

    Financial stimulus plans could pose a threat to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) around the world.

  • Seizing India's Sustainable Investment Opportunities

    The New Ventures India community recently convened its annual Investor Summit to discuss small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the opportunities and obstacles investors face.

  • Green Lending or Banking as Usual?

    Emergency spending for developing countries provides an opportunity to deliver green investments.

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