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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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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds

4 Climate Finance Priorities for the Biden Administration

  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • adaptation fund
  • development
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks
View of the White House and surrounding Washington, D.C. streets from above.
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • adaptation fund
  • development
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks
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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

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water
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Melting Arctic glacier. Photo by Daniel Foster/Flickr
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks
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Aqueduct Global Maps 3.0 Data

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
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17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
Lake Hume, Australia
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Aqueduct 3.0 Country Rankings

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
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Multilateral Development Bank Climate Finance in 2018: The Good, the Bad and the Urgent

  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
Solar panel for home use in Sri Lanka. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
green infrastructure
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • nutrient pollution
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • nutrient pollution
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
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INSIDER: Development Bank Investments in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Should Align with the Paris Agreement

  • Energy
  • electricity grid
  • INSIDER
  • paris agreement
  • electricity
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks
Power tower. Flickr/Robbie V
  • Energy
  • electricity grid
  • INSIDER
  • paris agreement
  • electricity
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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The World Is Counting on Banks to Deliver Climate Finance. Counting Their Progress Is No Easy Feat.

  • green finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
Banks could be more transparent about their climate progress.
  • green finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
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Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
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3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
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INSIDER: Expanding the Toolbox: A Glimpse at a New Generation of MDB De-Risking Approaches

  • climate finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks
Balancing funds. (Flickr/olivierterrier)
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • multilateral development banks

Unpacking the Complex Relationship Between Forests and Water Supply in Latin America

  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • Latin America
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
pasture in Costa Rica
  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • Latin America
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality

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