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Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Baissons la chaleur : face a la nouvelle norme climatique - resumé analytique (French)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Russian)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten

Planning for electricity access (English)

This brief examines planning for access to electricity. That electricity for all campaigns around the globe often fall short of their targets is partly a failure of planning. ... See More +

Brief 92671 NOV 20, 2014

Chattopadhyay, Debabrata; Kitchlu, Rahul; Jordan, Rhonda L.

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Green growth country assessment (Macedonian)

This green growth country assessment for Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) Macedonia aims to define the outlines of a green growth path and the initial steps along that path. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study ACS8179 NOV 06, 2014

Jorgensen, Erika; Shkaratan, Maria English

Protected areas and deforestation : new results from high resolution panel data (English)

This paper investigates the effectiveness of protected areas in slowing tropical forest clearing in 64 countries in Asia/Pacific, Africa, and Latin America for the period 2001-2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7091 NOV 01, 2014

Blankespoor, Brian; Dasgupta, Susmita; Wheeler, David

The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)

Information on ecosystem characteristics as well as economic statistics is needed to more fully inform decision makers on the impacts of climate change on human well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7094 NOV 01, 2014

Toman, Michael

The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives : an economic analysis (English)

Rapid urbanization and economic growth, new demographic trends, and climate change are key challenges that developing countries must face as they strive to meet growing energy demand. ... See More +

Publication 92224 OCT 27, 2014

Meier, Peter; Vagliasindi, Maria; Imran, Mudassar; Eberhard, Anton; Siyambalapitiya, Tilak

West Bank and Gaza - Gaza Electricity Network Rehabilitation Project (English)

The additional financing for the Gaza Electricity Network Rehabilitation Project for West Bank and Gaza will finance the cost of scaling-up and restructuring of project activities to address urgent and significant needs. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1143 OCT 17, 2014

Pilot auction facility for methane and climate change mitigation (English)

In implementing the PAF, the Bank would: (a) serve as Trustee to a newly established financial intermediary fund; (b) establish and manage a Secretariat which would develop and manage the operational arrangements for the PAF, and convene a Participants’ Committee and manage the auctions; (c) act as Auction Manager to design and execute the auctions of put options; and (d) act as Issuer, managing the issuance and redemption of IBRD bonds as the vehicle to provide the financial equivalent of the put options. ... See More +

Board Report 91648 OCT 16, 2014

Statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubarak at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubaraki at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the annual meetings are taking place at a critical juncture. ... See More +

Board Report 91384 OCT 11, 2014

Almubarak, H.E. Dr. Fahad

Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in raising living standards and reducing poverty, particularly in previously lagging regions. Rapid solar home system (SHS) expansion in Bangladesh to some 3 million rural households by early 2014 has drawn the attention of donors and governments of other countries. ... See More +

Publication 91349 OCT 08, 2014

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Sadeque, Zubair K. M.; Asaduzzaman, Mohammed; Yunus, Mohammad; Haque, A. K. Enamul

Supporting hydropower : an overview of the World Bank Group's engagement (English)

Hydropower development makes an essential contribution to reducing poverty, boosting shared prosperity, and improving sustainability. Water storage associated with some hydropower projects can also make important contributions to water and food security and to climate resilience. ... See More +

Brief 91154 OCT 01, 2014

Rex, William; Foster, Vivien; Lyon, Kimberly; Bucknall, Julia; Liden, Rikard

Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India (English)

India's manufacturing sector has undergone many spatial adjustments since 1989, including, for example, the organized sector's migration to rural locations, the powerful rise of informal manufacturing within cities, and the development of intermediate cities for manufacturing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7055 OCT 01, 2014

Ghani, Ejaz; Goswami, Arti Grover; Kerr, William R.

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Baissons la chaleur : face a la nouvelle norme climatique - resumé analytique (French)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Russian)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Planning for electricity access (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92671 Brief
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Green growth country assessment (Macedonian)
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NOV 06, 2014 ACS8179 Other Environmental Study English
Protected areas and deforestation : new results from high resolution panel data (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7091 Policy Research Working Paper
The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7094 Policy Research Working Paper
The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives : an economic analysis (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 92224 Publication
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change into the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 22, 2014 92049 Procurement Plan
West Bank and Gaza - Gaza Electricity Network Rehabilitation Project (English)
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OCT 17, 2014 PAD1143 Project Paper
Pilot auction facility for methane and climate change mitigation (English)
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OCT 16, 2014 91648 Board Report
Yemen, Republic of - Climate Information System and Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Coordination Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 92029 Procurement Plan
Statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubarak at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91384 Board Report
Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91349 Publication
Supporting hydropower : an overview of the World Bank Group's engagement (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91154 Brief
Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7055 Policy Research Working Paper