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

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

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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
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  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
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Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
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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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Paris skyline
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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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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

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2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

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The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

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One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/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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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

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Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/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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A Safe City is a Just City

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  • Mexico
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In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
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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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Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

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  • transportation
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