Wind turbines near Bulgarevo, Bulgaria. © Boris Balabanov/World Bank
Heads of state, governments, and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim joined forces on the opening day of UN Climate Change talks to urge countries and companies around the world to put a price on carbon pollution as a means of cutting emissions and driving investment in cleaner, greener growth.Read More »




The Africa Climate Business Plan highlights opportunities for scaling up low-carbon energy sources on the continent. Over 50% of the investment needed between 2016 and 2020 is expected to come from private financial sources. Reliable access to energy will make societies more resilient to climate shocks.
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