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5 Ways the World Bank’s Climate Action Plan Could Go Further

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  • International Climate Action
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  • adaptation finance
Wind Park near Kavarna, Bulgaria.
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INSIDER: The World Bank’s Policy Lending Can Better Support Climate Action

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People with backpacks and small children walk on a dirt road away from Antanarivo.
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

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  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
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Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
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Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money

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  • circular economy
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A fuel-efficient airplane takes off during NASA's Green Flight competition.
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3 Ways Businesses Can Lead the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

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Companies can play a key role in climate leadership.
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Will Women Build the Sustainable Infrastructure of the Future?

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  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Gender
Installing a rooftop solar panel in Malawi
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6 Questions on Climate and Development for the World Bank Presidential Candidates

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The World Bank Building in Washington, DC. Flickr/Aaron Webb
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INSIDER: 7 Things to Know About the Economic Analysis of the New Climate Economy 2018 Report

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Middelgrunden Wind Farm.
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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

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Japan solar
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A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions

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coal miner
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

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  • urban policy
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  • Urban Development
New York City
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Making Food Production and Land Use More Sustainable Could Yield $2.3 Trillion in Economic Benefits

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  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
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Harvesting oil palm in Indonesia.
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Low-Carbon Growth Is a $26 Trillion Opportunity. Here Are 4 Ways to Seize It.

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Solar panels and wind turbines
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The World Bank Just Overhauled its Safeguards for the First Time in 30 Years

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Cankuzo Market in Burundi
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RELEASE: WRI Selects Paula Caballero to Lead Climate Program

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STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

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Striking the Balance

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Q&A with Dr. Karin Kemper: How Is the World Bank Addressing Climate Change?

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Dr. Kemper shared plans to more fully incorporate sustainability—including climate change mitigation and adaptation—into its international development agenda. Photo credit: Dhilung Kirat, Flickr 2008
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

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•	Plans for the Metro Colombo Urban Development project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, acknowledge that the metro area is highly vulnerable to flooding. Photo credit: Travlr, Flickr 2006
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