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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.
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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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  • green finance
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
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  • Forests
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  • REDD
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

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  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
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Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
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WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

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  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
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What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
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  • Brazil
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GFW Satellite Fires image
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Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

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Angeles National Forest
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Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
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  • Indonesia
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Indonesia forest fires
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

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  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
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  • Water Security
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

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  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
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Oil palm
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
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INSIDER: One Year On, 4 Early Trends in Climate-Related Scenario Analysis

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DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help

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  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
Moss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest
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The World Bank Just Overhauled its Safeguards for the First Time in 30 Years

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  • world bank
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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  • COP21
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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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International Development Finance Club Commits $89 Billion to Climate Finance in 2013

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  • green economy
  • international policy
The IDFC can direct more finance to adaptation. Photo by University College London/Flickr.
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The Price Is Wrong: New Report Calls for Fossil Fuel Prices that Reflect Environmental Costs

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • coal
  • Energy
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
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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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  • coal
  • Energy
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Is Adaptation Short-Changed? The Imbalance in Climate Finance Commitments

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  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank
At COP19, negotiators should decide how climate funding is “balanced” between adaptation and mitigation. Credit: UNclimatechange, Flickr
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  • world bank

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