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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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  • International Climate Action
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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

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

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  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
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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.
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  • housing
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  • Indonesia
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  • poverty
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6 Questions on Climate and Development for the World Bank Presidential Candidates

  • Climate
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  • climate change
  • world bank
The World Bank Building in Washington, DC. Flickr/Aaron Webb
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  • climate change
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RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
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ADVISORY: Rethinking Urban Transportation: How Can Cycling And Public Space Contribute to Better Cities?

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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

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  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
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  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
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  • Cities
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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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RELEASE: WRI Selects Paula Caballero to Lead Climate Program

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  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
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  • climate legislation
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STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

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  • climate business
  • emissions
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  • sustainable business
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  • carbon pricing
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  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
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People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transport demand management strategies help wane commuters off the private car and make sustainable transport alternatives more viable, easing congestion and improving quality of life in cities. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
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  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
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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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  • 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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Designed for the Future?

ADVISORY: Can the World Bank Meet Sustainability and Governance Challenges?

  • world bank
  • finance
  • climate change
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
  • finance
  • climate change
  • sustainable development
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2 Big Issues to Tackle as the Green Climate Fund Sets Up Shop

  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • world bank
This week, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) celebrated the official opening of its headquarters in Songdo, Korea. Photo credit: World Bank, Flickr
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • world bank

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