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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
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After COVID-19, 5 Ways India Can Pursue a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • technology
Person riding motorcycle in India during coronavirus pandemic
  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • technology

7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • electricity grid
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • technology
  • United States
Workers checking a rotor on a marine energy system
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • electricity grid
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • technology
  • United States

A CO2 Direct Air Capture Plant Will Help Extract Oil in Texas. Could This Actually Be Good for the Climate?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • oil and gas
  • technology
  • United States
CO2 removed from the air can be used to extract oil, like at this Michigan facility. Photo by U.S. Department of Energy/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • oil and gas
  • technology
  • United States
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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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ADVISORY: WRI’s Stories to Watch 2019

  • paris agreement
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • data
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • innovation
  • sustainable business
  • technology
  • paris agreement
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
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  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • innovation
  • sustainable business
  • technology
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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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
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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
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Post-Paris: Key Tasks to Complete Before the First Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement

  • Climate
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • ambition
  • climate finance
  • technology
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
  • Climate
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • ambition
  • climate finance
  • technology
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC

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
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  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
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Perimeter Defense: 4 Technologies for Detecting and Preventing Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • maps
  • technology
Some forest managers are using drones to monitor trees and wildlife. Photo by John Mills/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • maps
  • technology

4 Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio de Janeiro

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
 BRT in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Benoit Colin/EMBARQ.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
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Crossing the Digital Divide to Protect the Environment

  • Forests
  • technology
Internet access issues—including if and how communities can get online—hold huge implications for the uptake of digital tools.Photo by  世書 名付/ Flickr.
  • Forests
  • technology
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New Technology Can Help Ensure that Protected Areas Stay Protected

  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • technology
  • transparency
The world has more than 177,000 protected areas, all of which require proper management to prevent harmful and illegal activities. Photo credit: Garrett Ziegler, Flickr
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • technology
  • transparency
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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?

  • 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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