Sustainable development recognizes that growth must be both inclusive and environmentally sound to reduce poverty and build shared prosperity for today’s population and to continue to meet the needs of future generations. It must be efficient with resources and carefully planned to deliver immediate and long-term benefits for people, planet, and prosperity.
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March 31, 2015 — A new grant program financed by the Forest Investment Program puts Indigenous Peoples and local communities in charge of design and funding decisions for projects that fight forest loss.Read More »
March 18, 2015 — A new report finds that with the right policies and investments, countries can integrate high levels of variable renewable energy such as solar and wind into their power grids without compromising the reliability of electricity.Read More »
March 19, 2015 — We have to decouple growth from greenhouse gas emissions, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim told students at Georgetown University. He spoke about development challenges created by climate change and actions to reduce the drivers of climate change and the impact.Read More »
February 19, 2015 — Policies that cut air pollution can also boost economies and fight climate change. A new report looks at success stories and ways to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.Read More »