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World Bank Climate Change

Development Banks Pledge To Step Up Climate Action

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green

OSLO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The world's six multilateral development banks promised on Thursday to do more to help emerging nations fight climate chan...

Kate Sheppard

World Bank Faces Pushback Over Leaked Safeguards | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -– The World Bank has been working to update safeguards intended to ensure that development projects it backs don’t hurt people or the ...

Report Highlights Climate-Poverty Link

AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens." ...

Cynical Old King Coal Shows Its True Colors

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 01.22.2013 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

The world needs the investor community to make smart and ethical investments. We need win-win investments that tackle global poverty and inequity at the same time as ending the threat of runaway climate change.

The World Bank's Shocking, Cautionary Tale on Climate Change

Kelly Rigg | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Like the Ghost of Christmas Future, the World Bank has just provided us with a frightening glimpse into our world-to-be if, unlike Scrooge, we fail to change our ways.

World Bank Head: Climate Change 'One Of The Single Biggest Challenges'

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green

* Poorest regions hit hardest * World Bank focuses on climate change under new chief * Must balance climate change with ...

World Bank Considers Climate Change Challenges Before South Africa Talks

AP | By DONNA BRYSON | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

JOHANNESBURG -- International climate change negotiators in Africa later this year will be looking back on the famine now sweeping eastern parts of th...