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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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Wind Park near Kavarna, Bulgaria.
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Mongolia Shows How to Fight for Environmental Justice

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Mongolia
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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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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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12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

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4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Rally in a Colombian town
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Localizing Open Government Reforms

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Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

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Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
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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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Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

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  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
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STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

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4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

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Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
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Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

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Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
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Environmental Democracy: An Essential Right for the 21st Century

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Phnom Penh's air pollution is so serious it may be damaging historic sites, yet there is no air quality information available to the public online. Photo by Allie Caulfield/Flickr
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A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

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Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
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The Best and Worst Countries for Environmental Democracy

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A community meeting in Ghana. Photo by waterdotorg/Flickr
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RELEASE: Major New Index Ranks Environmental Democracy in 70 Countries

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