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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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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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Development Finance Institutions Have a Role to Play in Creating Sustainable Cities

  • UN-Habitat
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
bus rapid transit
  • UN-Habitat
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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RELEASE: Cities Need to Focus on Equitable Access to Core Services to Achieve Economic Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability

  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • water
  • world resources report
  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • water
  • world resources report
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ADVISORY: Press Call on Habitat III

  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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ADVISORY: WRI Press Call on Expectations for UN Habitat III, World’s Largest Conference on Cities

  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
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Q&A with Ani Dasgupta: What’s at Stake for Cities at Habitat III?

  • cities for all
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People walking in Bangalore
  • cities for all
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Improving Life for the Urban Under-Served Makes Cities Better for All – But That’s Not the Only Reason to Do It

  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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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

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
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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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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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