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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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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

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
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PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • south america
  • sustainable development goals
Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • south america
  • sustainable development goals
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Restoring the Peruvian Amazon, One of the Most Ecologically Valuable Forests in the World

  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • Latin America
  • south america
River guide on the Peruvian Amazon.
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • Latin America
  • south america
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Transformaciones Urbanas: En Medellín el Metrocable conecta la ciudad de diversas maneras

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • south america
  • transportation
Metrocable en el centro de Medellín
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • south america
  • transportation
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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

Indigenous Communities Fend Off Invaders in the Peruvian Amazon

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • south america
Settlement seen from the Ucayali River in Peru.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • south america
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The World Bank Just Overhauled its Safeguards for the First Time in 30 Years

  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • world bank
Cankuzo Market in Burundi
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • world bank
News

RELEASE: WRI Selects Paula Caballero to Lead Climate Program

  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • world bank
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • world bank

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • south america
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • south america

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

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Research

Striking the Balance

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Q&A with Dr. Karin Kemper: How Is the World Bank Addressing Climate Change?

  • Energy
  • 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
Research

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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