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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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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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  • INSIDER
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People with backpacks and small children walk on a dirt road away from Antanarivo.
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Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

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  • India
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Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

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  • Kenya
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Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
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Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
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Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
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Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste

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Abel Mutie, a Kenyan farmer
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

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  • Africa
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  • Kenya
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Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
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6 Questions on Climate and Development for the World Bank Presidential Candidates

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The World Bank Building in Washington, DC. Flickr/Aaron Webb
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

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Maasai woman
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Cleaner-Burning Fuels at Kenyan Schools Feed Students and Protect Forests

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  • Kenya
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Kenya has lost 9 percent of its forests since 2000. Photo by pxhere
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A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off?

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  • Energy
  • Kenya
Baobab tree on the edge of Kenyan farmland
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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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RELEASE: WRI Selects Paula Caballero to Lead Climate Program

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

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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?

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  • finance
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  • 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
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

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•	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
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