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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May 26, 2015 — About 40 countries and more than 20 cities, states and provinces now use or plan to use carbon pricing to bring down greenhouse gas emissions. The new Carbon Pricing Watch tracks their progress.Read More »
May 20, 2015 — In videos and blogs posts, leaders from across business, investment and government explain why consistent, meaningful carbon pricing is necessary to shift the world's economies onto a cleaner, more sustainable growth path.Read More »
May 18, 2015 — Sustainable energy can become a reality for everyone by 2030 if countries dramatically accelerate their efforts and have access to the latest technology and additional investments, a new report says.Read More »
April 18, 2015 — The Spring Meetings brought together voices from all areas of the economy – government, investment, business and civil society – to discuss how to mobilize the trillions of dollars needed globally to address climate change.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.