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

  • world bank
  • International Climate Action
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • adaptation finance
Wind Park near Kavarna, Bulgaria.
  • world bank
  • International Climate Action
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • adaptation finance

4 Climate Finance Priorities for the Biden Administration

  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • adaptation fund
  • development
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks
View of the White House and surrounding Washington, D.C. streets from above.
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • adaptation fund
  • development
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks

STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
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INSIDER: The World Bank’s Policy Lending Can Better Support Climate Action

  • coronavirus
  • green finance
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank
People with backpacks and small children walk on a dirt road away from Antanarivo.
  • coronavirus
  • green finance
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
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  • Latin America
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Melting Arctic glacier. Photo by Daniel Foster/Flickr
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks

Brazil’s Fire Ban Correlates to a Reduction in Amazon Wildfires. The Ban Just Lifted.

  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • forest monitoring
  • Brazil
Brazil fires
  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • forest monitoring
  • Brazil

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • social landscapes
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • social landscapes
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • Gender

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration

The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
Christ the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
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Multilateral Development Bank Climate Finance in 2018: The Good, the Bad and the Urgent

  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
Solar panel for home use in Sri Lanka. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
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  • finance
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INSIDER: Development Bank Investments in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Should Align with the Paris Agreement

  • Energy
  • electricity grid
  • INSIDER
  • paris agreement
  • electricity
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks
Power tower. Flickr/Robbie V
  • Energy
  • electricity grid
  • INSIDER
  • paris agreement
  • electricity
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks

Unlocking Climate Action: Building a Landscape Restoration Movement from the Ground Up

  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
Extrema, Brazil plantation
  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • restoration

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
  • water
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
  • water
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Can Housing Be Affordable Without Being Efficient?

  • Buildings
  • housing
  • Brazil
  • sustainable cities
Minha Casa, Minha Vida affordable housing project in Brazil
  • Buildings
  • housing
  • Brazil
  • sustainable cities

With Transportation Data, These Cities Became More Sustainable and Socially Inclusive

  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • Indonesia
Bus in Quito.
  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • Indonesia
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
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The World Is Counting on Banks to Deliver Climate Finance. Counting Their Progress Is No Easy Feat.

  • green finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
Banks could be more transparent about their climate progress.
  • green finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks

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