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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— An array of policies and programs backed with new technology and new thinking can help poor populations get the energy they need while accelerating a worldwide transition to zero net carbon emissions.
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Energy and Poverty
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.