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Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events (English)

This paper proposes a methodology to prioritize interventions in Peru's road network. A network model is built, linking the country's economic and population centers through indicative corridors, which are defined as the least-cost routes to connect origins to destinations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8013 MAR 27, 2017

Rozenberg,Julie; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Lu,Xijie; Bonzanigo,Laura; Moroz,Harry Edmund Disclosed

Unbreakable : building the resilience of the poor in the face of natural disasters (English)

Economic losses from natural disasters totaled 92 billion dollars in 2015. Such statements, all too commonplace, assess the severity of disasters by no other measure than the damage inflicted on buildings, infrastructure, and agricultural production. ... See More +

Publication 110618 NOV 24, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Bangalore,Mook; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)

Natural disasters have an impact on poverty through many different channels -- economic growth, health, schooling, behaviors -- that are difficult to quantify. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7887 NOV 14, 2016

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Modeling the impacts of climate change on future Vietnamese households : a micro-simulation approach (English)

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the magnitude of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends. An analysis of hundreds of baseline scenarios for future economic development in the absence of climate change in Vietnam shows that the main determinant of the eradication of extreme poverty by 2030 is the income of unskilled agriculture workers, followed by redistribution policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7766 JUL 25, 2016

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Scalable social protection for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation (English)

Climate change will increase the frequency and severity of certain shocks, including crop failures and spikes in food prices, natural disasters such as storms and floods, and climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 106203 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Good development to manage the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

This policy note (and the report it is based on) brings together these two objectives, ending poverty and stabilizing climate change, and explores how they can more easily be achieved if considered together. ... See More +

Brief 106201 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Policies can reduce the impacts of climate change on poverty—in agriculture, disaster risk management, and health (Vol. 2) (English)

This policy note focuses on potential actions that can be taken in three sectors where climate-related impacts on poverty are especially important, agriculture and ecosystems, disaster risk management, and health. ... See More +

Brief 106202 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 JAN 01, 2016

Bangalore,Mukund Ram Disclosed

The impacts of climate change on poverty in 2030 and the potential from rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development (English)

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the magnitude of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends. An analysis of hundreds of baseline scenarios for future economic development in the absence of climate change in 92 countries shows that the drivers of poverty eradication differ across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7483 NOV 09, 2015

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 NOV 01, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future (Vol. 2) : main report (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails reducing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. This report outlines three principles to guide countries in their efforts to create a zero-carbon future: (a) planning ahead with an eye on the end goal; (b) going beyond carbon pricing with a policy package that triggers changes in investment patterns, technology, and behaviors; and (c) protecting poor people and avoiding concentrated losses. ... See More +

Publication 96410 JUN 09, 2015

Fay,Marianne; Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Rozenberg,Julie; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Kerr,Thomas Michael Disclosed

Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future : overview (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails reducing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. This report outlines three principles to guide countries in their efforts to create a zero-carbon future: (a) planning ahead with an eye on the end goal; (b) going beyond carbon pricing with a policy package that triggers changes in investment patterns, technology, and behaviors; and (c) protecting poor people and avoiding concentrated losses. ... See More +

Publication 96410 MAY 11, 2015

Fay,Marianne; Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Rozenberg,Julie; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Kerr,Thomas Michael Disclosed

Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)

Climate change and climate policies will affect poverty reduction efforts through direct and immediate impacts on the poor and by affecting factors that condition poverty reduction, such as economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7126 NOV 01, 2014

Hallegatte, Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo, Laura; Fay, Marianne; Narloch, Ulf; Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien Disclosed

Transition to clean capital, irreversible investment and stranded assets (English)

This paper uses a Ramsey model with two types of capital to analyze the optimal transition to clean capital when polluting investment is irreversible. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6859 MAY 01, 2014

Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events (English)
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MAR 27, 2017 WPS8013 Policy Research Working Paper
Unbreakable : building the resilience of the poor in the face of natural disasters (English)
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NOV 24, 2016 110618 Publication
Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)
See More +
NOV 14, 2016 WPS7887 Policy Research Working Paper
Modeling the impacts of climate change on future Vietnamese households : a micro-simulation approach (English)
See More +
JUL 25, 2016 WPS7766 Policy Research Working Paper
Scalable social protection for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106203 Brief
Good development to manage the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106201 Brief
Policies can reduce the impacts of climate change on poverty—in agriculture, disaster risk management, and health (Vol. 2) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106202 Brief
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 100758 Publication
The impacts of climate change on poverty in 2030 and the potential from rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development (English)
See More +
NOV 09, 2015 WPS7483 Policy Research Working Paper
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2015 100758 Publication
Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future (Vol. 2) : main report (English)
See More +
JUN 09, 2015 96410 Publication
Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future : overview (English)
See More +
MAY 11, 2015 96410 Publication
Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7126 Policy Research Working Paper
Transition to clean capital, irreversible investment and stranded assets (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2014 WPS6859 Policy Research Working Paper