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Reducing black carbon emissions from diesel vehicles : impacts, control strategies, and cost-benefit analysis (English)

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. ... See More +

Working Paper 86485 APR 02, 2014

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, Sameer

Integration of short-lived climate pollutants in World Bank activities : a report prepared at the request of the G8 (English)

As a development institution focused on reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, the World Bank is working in many countries that suffer from a lack of basic services such as waste management, transportation, and access to modern energy. ... See More +

Working Paper 80481 JUN 01, 2013

Akbar, Sameer; Ebinger, Jane; Kleiman, Gary; Oguah, Samuel

Assessing the environmental co-benefits of climate change actions (English)

The draft 2010 World Bank environment strategy is built on three pillars: leveraging natural resources for growth and poverty reduction; managing the environmental risks to growth and development; and transforming growth paths. ... See More +

Working Paper 81064 NOV 15, 2010

Hamilton, Kirk; Akbar, Sameer

"Greening" the infrastructure recovery and assets (INFRA) platform (English)

"Greening" infrastructure potentially offers a convergence of delivering multiple objectives: promoting economic growth and development, enhancing long-term competiveness, and poverty reduction along with environmental sustainability. ... See More +

Brief 54782 JUL 01, 2009

Akbar, Sameer;