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Board Report
Greening Justine, Osborne GeorgeApr 12, 2014

This is a statement by The Right Honourable Justine Greening, MP, Secretary of State for International Development, and The Right Honourable George Osborne, MP
Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom, at...

Working Paper
Minjares Ray, Wagner David Vance, Baral Anil, Chambliss Sarah, Galarza Sebastian, Posada Francisco, Sharpe Ben, Wu Grace, Blumberg Kate, Kamakate Fanta, Lloyd Alan, Kojima Masami, Hamilton Kirk, Johnson Todd, Kopp Andreas, Hosier Richard, Akbar SameerApr 02, 2014

A 2013 scientific assessment of black carbon emissions and impacts found that black carbon is second to carbon dioxide in terms of its climate forcing. High concentrations of black carbon in the atmosphere can ...

Policy Research Working Paper
Dasgupta Susmita, Kamal Farhana Akhter, Khan Zahirul Huque, Choudhury Sharifuzzaman, Nishat AinunMar 01, 2014

In a changing climate, saltwater intrusion is expected to worsen in low-lying coastal areas around the world. Understanding the physical and economic effects of salinity ingress, and planning adaptation, are key...

Ahmad Nilufar, El-Fatal Lamia, Pehu Eija, Poutiainen Pirkko, Vyzaki MarialenaFeb 01, 2014

Climate change affects rural women's and men's ability to secure their livelihoods. At the same time, it poses new challenges for the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and food insecurity and in...

Cover of Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided

The report warns that the world will heat up by 4 degrees by the end of the century if the global community fails to act on climate change. Read More »

Xueman Wang, team leader for the World Bank's Partnership for Market Readiness
Senior Carbon Finance Specialist, The World Bank
Christophe Crepin, sector leader of the social, environmental and rural development unit in the East Asia and Pacific region of the World Bank.
Sector Leader, Social, Environmental and Rural Development unit, East Asia and Pacific region, The World Bank
Cover of Mobilizing Public and Private Funds for Inclusive Green Growth Investment in Developing Countries

This report takes stock of existing innovative mechanisms to mobilize private capital for inclusive green growth investments and ways to scale them up. Read More »