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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The call for a price on carbon is growing louder in the corridors of business and government as leadership in the 21st century will be defined by those that focus on people, planet, and profits, writes IFC's lead climate policy officer, Thomas Kerr, in a blog. Read More »
Central Asian countries have sought to work together on mitigating the effects of climate change by fostering regional collaboration and preparing innovative pilot investments to enhance climate resilience.Read More »
Sustainable development gains require a new approach to mitigating risk from climate change and natural hazards, writes World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change Rachel Kyte.Read More »