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

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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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INSIDER: One Year On, 4 Early Trends in Climate-Related Scenario Analysis

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Why We March

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WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
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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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Tackling Climate Change through Budget Transparency

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Dry season bean production in drought-affected Nicaragua. Photo by Neil Palmer (CIAT)/Flickr.
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5 Principles to Guide Financial Institution Action on Climate Change

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By Taking 5 Steps, China Can Start Leading the Green Finance Revolution

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WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer presents Green Finance task force report at CCICED annual general meeting in Beijing, China. Photo by Lawrence MacDonald.
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

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HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
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How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

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A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
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The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

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Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
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International Development Finance Club Commits $89 Billion to Climate Finance in 2013

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The IDFC can direct more finance to adaptation. Photo by University College London/Flickr.
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How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

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Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
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How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

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New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
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By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
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The Price Is Wrong: New Report Calls for Fossil Fuel Prices that Reflect Environmental Costs

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A new IMF report shows that taxing fossil fuels could reduce deaths from fossil fuel-related air pollution by 63 percent. Photo credit: thienzieyung, Flickr
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Is Adaptation Short-Changed? The Imbalance in Climate Finance Commitments

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At COP19, negotiators should decide how climate funding is “balanced” between adaptation and mitigation. Credit: UNclimatechange, Flickr
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RELEASE: New Guidance Will Help Financial Institutions Measure Emissions from Lending and Investment Portfolios

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  • Business
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