Climate change is a fundamental threat to sustainable development and the fight against poverty. The World Bank Group is concerned that without bold action now, the warming planet threatens to put prosperity out of reach of millions and roll back decades of development.
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July 10, 2014 — Representatives from 44 forested countries, all involved in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, shared success stories showing how innovative climate finance can help protect forests and mitigate climate change. Read More »
June 23, 2014 — With careful design, the same development projects that improve communities, save lives, and increase GDP can also fight climate change. A new World Bank report calculates the potential.Read More »
June 11, 2014 — The World Bank Group, business groups, and investors have called on governments and corporations to support a price on carbon. So what does that mean, and how does carbon pricing work?Read More »
April 11, 2014 — At the meeting, ministers from around the world talked about climate challenges they're seeing at home and practical solutions they’re putting in place, from carbon pricing to efficiency standards.Read More »
The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery is a partnership of 41 countries and eight international organizations committed to helping developing countries reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and adapt to climate change.