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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

To Build Back from COVID-19, Don’t Overlook Informal Workers

  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • local impacts
  • poverty
Tamil Nadu street vendor
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • local impacts
  • poverty
Insights

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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Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
People getting water in India
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • climate change
  • poverty

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty

Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Protests in Santiago, Chile
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
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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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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
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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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Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Research

Prepared Communities

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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar

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