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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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4 Climate Finance Priorities for the Biden Administration

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View of the White House and surrounding Washington, D.C. streets from above.
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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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A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

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Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
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Melting Arctic glacier. Photo by Daniel Foster/Flickr
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Multilateral Development Bank Climate Finance in 2018: The Good, the Bad and the Urgent

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Solar panel for home use in Sri Lanka. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
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INSIDER: Development Bank Investments in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Should Align with the Paris Agreement

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Power tower. Flickr/Robbie V
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The World Is Counting on Banks to Deliver Climate Finance. Counting Their Progress Is No Easy Feat.

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Banks could be more transparent about their climate progress.
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INSIDER: Expanding the Toolbox: A Glimpse at a New Generation of MDB De-Risking Approaches

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Balancing funds. (Flickr/olivierterrier)
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MDB Climate Finance in 2016: The Good, the Bad and the Urgent

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Researcher pulls up mangrove roots for carbon stock assessment, Kalimantan, Indonesia
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Are Multilateral Development Banks Supporting a Low-Carbon Future?

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India solar panels
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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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China Champions Green Finance in the G20

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River in Hangzhou, China
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New Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Starts Building a Green Future

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Indonesia slums
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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Releases New Environmental and Social Standards. How Do They Stack Up?

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Redevelopment of Dachong Village, Nanshan, Shenzhen
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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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Asia’s Investment Bank: A New Chapter in Sustainable Development

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The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) can be a powerful force for improving infrastructure in the developing world—but only if its investments benefit local communities and the environment. Photo by World Bank/Flickr.
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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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