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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
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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
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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6 Questions on Climate and Development for the World Bank Presidential Candidates

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • world bank
The World Bank Building in Washington, DC. Flickr/Aaron Webb
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • world bank
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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
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Affordable housing for all.
  • cities for all
  • housing
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Bridge across creek in Kibera, Nairobi.
  • housing
  • development
  • equity

RELEASE: 1.2 Billion People Living in Cities Lack Access to Affordable and Secure Housing

  • housing
  • urban policy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • housing
  • urban policy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • cities for all
  • housing
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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The World Bank Just Overhauled its Safeguards for the First Time in 30 Years

  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • world bank
Cankuzo Market in Burundi
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • world bank
News

RELEASE: WRI Selects Paula Caballero to Lead Climate Program

  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • world bank
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • world bank

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
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Striking the Balance

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Q&A with Dr. Karin Kemper: How Is the World Bank Addressing Climate Change?

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • international climate policy
  • world bank
Dr. Kemper shared plans to more fully incorporate sustainability—including climate change mitigation and adaptation—into its international development agenda. Photo credit: Dhilung Kirat, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • international climate policy
  • world bank
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • governance
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • world bank
•	Plans for the Metro Colombo Urban Development project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, acknowledge that the metro area is highly vulnerable to flooding. Photo credit: Travlr, Flickr 2006
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • governance
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • world bank

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