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Unlocking commercial financing for clean energy in East Asia (English)

Overwhelming evidence indicates that climate change, caused in large part by human activities, is already adversely impacting all people, with the very real prospect of worse to come. ... See More +

Publication 81112 SEP 12, 2013

Wang, Xiaodong; Stern, Richard; Limaye, Dilip; Mostert, Wolfgang; Zhang, Yabei

Energizing green cities in Southeast Asia : applying sustainable urban energy and emissions planning (English)

Fast-growing cities in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region will define the region's energy future and its greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint. Rapid urbanization and growing standards of living offer a major opportunity to EAP cities to become the global engines of green growth by choosing energy efficient solutions to suit their infrastructure needs and by avoiding locking in energy-intensive infrastructure. ... See More +

Publication 81111 SEP 11, 2013

Ostojic, Dejan R.; Bose, Ranjan K.; Krambeck, Holly; Lim, Jeanette; Zhang, Yabei

Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking (English)

Forty percent of Indonesia's more than 60 million households continue to rely heavily on traditional biomass fuels for cooking. Household air pollution from solid fuel combustion is linked to some 165,000 premature deaths in Indonesia each year. ... See More +

Brief 81226 SEP 01, 2013

Zhang, Yabei; Tuntivate, Voravate; Aristanti, Christina; Wu, Yun Bahasa (Indonesian)

Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking (English)

Indonesia's household cooking fuels have undergone a dramatic shift in recent years, owing primarily to the government's highly successful Kerosene-to- Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Conversion Program; yet the impact in poorer rural areas has been limited. ... See More +

Energy Study 79279 JUN 01, 2013

Zhang, Yabei; Tuntivate, Voravate; Aristanti, Christina; Wu, Yun Bahasa (Indonesian)

Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking : Indonesia - Menuju akses universal memasak bersih tanpa polusi (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Indonesia's household cooking fuels have undergone a dramatic shift in recent years, owing primarily to the government's highly successful Kerosene-to- Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Conversion Program; yet the impact in poorer rural areas has been limited. ... See More +

Energy Study 79279 JUN 01, 2013

Zhang, Yabei; Tuntivate, Voravate; Aristanti, Christina; Wu, Yun English

Results based financing : framework for promoting clean stoves (English)

Results-Based Financing (RBF) is a concept comprising a range of public policy instruments, whereby incentives, rewards, or subsidies are linked to the verified delivery of pre-defined results. ... See More +

Brief 74156 NOV 01, 2012

Zhang, Yabei; Knight, Oliver Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese

Results based financing : framework for promoting clean stoves (Chinese)

Results-Based Financing (RBF) is a concept comprising a range of public policy instruments, whereby incentives, rewards, or subsidies are linked to the verified delivery of pre-defined results. ... See More +

Brief 74156 NOV 01, 2012

Zhang, Yabei; Knight, Oliver

Results based financing : framework for promoting clean stoves (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Results-Based Financing (RBF) is a concept comprising a range of public policy instruments, whereby incentives, rewards, or subsidies are linked to the verified delivery of pre-defined results. ... See More +

Brief 74156 NOV 01, 2012

Zhang, Yabei; Knight, Oliver English, Chinese

Indonesia - Health impacts of indoor air pollution : at-a-glance (English)

Approximately 40 percent of Indonesian households continue to rely on traditional biomass (mostly wood) for cooking. Most of these households are in rural areas and are likely to continue using traditional biomass in the near future. ... See More +

Brief 70100 JUN 01, 2012

Zhang, Yabei; Wu, Yun

China - Health impacts of indoor air pollution : at-a-glance (English)

More than half of China's population still relies on solid fuels (coal and biomass for cooking and heating. Most of these households are in rural areas and are likely to continue using solid fuels in the near future. ... See More +

Brief 70101 JUN 01, 2012

Zhang, Yabei; Wu, Yun Chinese

China - Health impacts of indoor air pollution : at-a-glance (Chinese)

More than half of China's population still relies on solid fuels (coal and biomass for cooking and heating. Most of these households are in rural areas and are likely to continue using solid fuels in the near future. ... See More +

Brief 70101 JUN 01, 2012

Zhang, Yabei; Wu, Yun English

One goal, two paths : achieving universal access to modern energy in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

The purpose of the current flagship report is to address energy access and related developmental issues in East Asia Pacific (EAP) that so far have received less attention compared to the macro energy issues of climate change and reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. ... See More +

Publication 64669 SEP 14, 2011

Sanghvi, Arun; Mathur, Subodh; Zhang, Yabei; Ostojic, Dejan; Jammi, Ramachandra; Barnes, Douglas; Durix, Laurent

A strategic approach to climate change in the Philippines (English)

The internal objective of this strategy note is to outline directions for the World Bank's engagement in climate change (CC) in the Philippines, integrated with the new Country Assistance Strategy (CAS). ... See More +

Working Paper 64753 APR 16, 2010

Bojo, Jan; Morton, John; Villaluz, Maya; Zhang, Yabei; Heister, Johannes; Dato, Victor; Tuyor, Joe; Trohanis, Zoe; Wedderburn, Sam; Kariuki, Mukami; Virtucio, Felizardo; Ancheta, Christopher

Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC) : a case study of an emerging eco-city in China (English)

China is experiencing rapid and large scale urbanization, and the resulting local and global urban environmental challenges are unprecedented. The Chinese Government has fully recognized these challenges and is aiming to promote more sustainable urbanization in line with the objectives of the eleventh five year plan, which calls for 'building a resource-conserving and environmentally friendly society'. ... See More +

Working Paper 59012 NOV 01, 2009

Chen, Mansha; Filewood, Richard; Baeumler, Axel; Zhang, Yabei; Al-Jamal, Khairy; Pinnoi, Nat; Peterson, Charles; Dastur, Arish; Randale, Monali Chinese

Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC) : a case study of an emerging eco-city in China (Chinese)

China is experiencing rapid and large scale urbanization, and the resulting local and global urban environmental challenges are unprecedented. The Chinese Government has fully recognized these challenges and is aiming to promote more sustainable urbanization in line with the objectives of the eleventh five year plan, which calls for 'building a resource-conserving and environmentally friendly society'. ... See More +

Working Paper 59012 NOV 01, 2009

Chen, Mansha; Filewood, Richard; Baeumler, Axel; Zhang, Yabei; Al-Jamal, Khairy; Pinnoi, Nat; Peterson, Charles; Dastur, Arish; Randale, Monali English

Middle East and North Africa Region - Opportunities for mitigating the environmental impact of energy use (English)

The main motivation for Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) governments to improve energy efficiency is to address pressing domestic concerns, such as urban air pollution, energy security, economic competitiveness, the fiscal cost of energy subsidies and the balance of payments. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 44452 MAR 01, 2008

Zhang, Yabei;

Renewable energy toolkit needs assessment (English)

There is now a strong foundation of good practice emerging from past and ongoing renewable energy (RE) projects, whether supported by the WBG or others, making it possible to develop and implement future projects faster, at lower costs, and with greater confidence in their overall sustainability. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 33712 AUG 01, 2005

Wang, Xiaodong; Heffner, Grayson; Zhang, Yabei; Cabraal, Anil

Assessment of energy access and renewable energy in PRSP and CAS process (English)

The objective of this review was to assess treatment of the energy sector, particularly in terms of how issues of scaling up access to energy and renewable energy related to poverty reduction, in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and World Bank Country Assistance Strategies (CASs). ... See More +

Working Paper 34614 MAR 01, 2004

Zhang, Yabei; Kennedy, Ted

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Unlocking commercial financing for clean energy in East Asia (English)
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SEP 12, 2013 81112 Publication
Energizing green cities in Southeast Asia : applying sustainable urban energy and emissions planning (English)
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SEP 11, 2013 81111 Publication
Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81226 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian)
Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79279 Energy Study Bahasa (Indonesian)
Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking : Indonesia - Menuju akses universal memasak bersih tanpa polusi (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUN 01, 2013 79279 Energy Study English
Results based financing : framework for promoting clean stoves (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 74156 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese
Results based financing : framework for promoting clean stoves (Chinese)
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NOV 01, 2012 74156 Brief
Results based financing : framework for promoting clean stoves (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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NOV 01, 2012 74156 Brief English, Chinese
Indonesia - Health impacts of indoor air pollution : at-a-glance (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70100 Brief
China - Health impacts of indoor air pollution : at-a-glance (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70101 Brief Chinese
China - Health impacts of indoor air pollution : at-a-glance (Chinese)
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JUN 01, 2012 70101 Brief English
One goal, two paths : achieving universal access to modern energy in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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SEP 14, 2011 64669 Publication
A strategic approach to climate change in the Philippines (English)
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APR 16, 2010 64753 Working Paper
Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC) : a case study of an emerging eco-city in China (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 59012 Working Paper Chinese
Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC) : a case study of an emerging eco-city in China (Chinese)
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NOV 01, 2009 59012 Working Paper English
Middle East and North Africa Region - Opportunities for mitigating the environmental impact of energy use (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 44452 ESMAP Paper
Renewable energy toolkit needs assessment (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 33712 ESMAP Paper
Assessment of energy access and renewable energy in PRSP and CAS process (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 34614 Working Paper