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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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China Can Save Forests While Strengthening Its Economic Resilience

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • China
  • timber
Bolivian soy plantation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • China
  • timber
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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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China Can Lead Global Green Trade Drive

  • commodities
  • China
  • palm oil
  • timber
  • trade
Cargo chip near San Francisco
  • commodities
  • China
  • palm oil
  • timber
  • trade
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
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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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China is the world's largest timber market.
  • China
  • Forests
  • timber
  • trade
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Indonesia Has a Carrot to End Illegal Logging; Now It Needs a Stick

  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • logging
  • timber
Indonesian sawmill
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • logging
  • timber
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  • Business
  • timber
  • wood
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Rosewood stockpile
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Rosewood

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
Fender P Bass guitar
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
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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
  • world bank
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5 Technologies Help Thwart Illegal Logging by Tracing Wood’s Origin

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
Stacks of Logs
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
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How Does China’s Growing Overseas Investment Affect Africa’s Forests? 5 Things to Know

  • Forests
  • Africa
  • China
  • investment
  • logging
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
  • timber
Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • China
  • investment
  • logging
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
  • timber

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

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • logging
  • timber
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • logging
  • timber

$13 Million Fine For Lumber Liquidators Shows U.S. Lacey Act‘s Clout

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber

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