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The World Bank Group announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around $200 billion.

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2018/12/03/world-bank-group-announces-200-billion-over-five-years-for-climate-action
Dead tree in dry salt flat in Namibia. © William Llewelyn Davies/IFC
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While the world has seen a huge uptake in sustainable energy policies, progress is still far from where it needs to be.

http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/energy/publication/rise-2018
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