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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A new Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition with participants from both the public and private sectors is working on ways to expand understanding of carbon pricing and move it forward ahead of the climate conference later this year in Paris.Read More »
Climate change is likely to increase river salinity leading to shortages of drinking water and irrigation, and significant changes in the aquatic ecosystems in the Southwest coastal areas of Bangladesh by 2050.Read More »