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Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)

Climate change damage (or, more correctly, impact) functions relate variations in temperature (or other climate variables) to economic impacts in various dimensions, and are at the basis of quantitative modeling exercises for the assessment of climate change policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7728 JUN 23, 2016

Roson,Roberto; Sartori,Martina Disclosed

Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020025 JUN 02, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - climate change (English)

In the context of the strategic discussions on its Forward Look, the WBG is assessing how its four arms – IDA, IBRD, IFC and MIGA – can best support clients in meeting the objectives of eradicating extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity. ... See More +

Board Report 106108 MAY 24, 2016

Disclosed

The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)

There is no doubt that the poorest people are already and will continue to be most severely impacted by climatic changes, including shifting trends as well as more frequent and severe extreme events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7677 MAY 17, 2016

Tschakert,Petra Disclosed

Dialogue for climate action : climate action starts with dialogue –voluntary principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)

The challenge posed by climate change demands collective action by governments, industries, and societies at large, both in terms of the threats it poses and the opportunities it presents. ... See More +

Working Paper 105770 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (Vol. 2) : Towards resilient, low-carbon transport : consultation draft (English)

The Africa Climate Business Plan aims at raising awareness and accelerating resource mobilization for priority climate-resilient and low-carbon initiatives in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 101130 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104891 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Economic structural change as an option for mitigating the impacts of climate change (English)

Improving the resilience of the economy in the face of uncertain climate change damages involves irreversible investments to scale up new technologies that are less vulnerable to the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7637 APR 13, 2016

Golub,Alexander Alexandrovich; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

Investing in disaster risk management in an uncertain climate (English)

Climate change will exacerbate the challenges associated with environmental conditions, especially weather variability and extremes, in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7631 APR 12, 2016

McDermott,Thomas K.J. Disclosed

World Bank Group climate change action plan : meeting of the Board of Executive Directors - chair summary (English)

Board Summary 104731 APR 07, 2016

Disclosed

Options for results monitoring and evaluation for resilience building operations (English)

Across the world, donors and a broad array of stakeholders are seeking to understand whether climate change adaptation, disaster risk management, and other resilience interventions are working, and what lessons from early implementation of investments can be shared to inform the field and improve results over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 105159 APR 01, 2016

Williams,Anna Louise Disclosed

World Bank Group climate change action plan (English)

Climate change is a threat to the core mission of the World Bank Group (WBG). Current weather extremes already affect millions of people, putting food and water security at risk, and threatening agricultural supply chains and many coastal cities. ... See More +

Board Report 104137 MAR 19, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Project (English)

Project Information Document 106643 MAR 17, 2016

Disclosed

Climate information services providers in Kenya (English)

Agriculture is a major driver of the Kenyan economy, contributing 54 percent to the national gross domestic product (GDP) and accounting for 65 percent of total export earnings. ... See More +

Working Paper 103186 FEB 01, 2016

Ngari,Francis Maina; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Hou,Xiaoyue; Larson,Gunnar; Braimoh,Ademola Disclosed

Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project (English)

Ratings for the Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project for Argentina were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Recipient performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3536 JAN 29, 2016

Disclosed

World - Dedicated Grant Mechanism (DGM) for indigenous peoples and local communities including, a global learning and knowledge exchange project : Mundial - Mecanismo de Donaciones Específico para Pueblos Indígenas y Comunidades Locales (DGM), incluido un Proyecto Global de Intercambio de Aprendizaje y Conocimientos (Spanish)

The development objective of the Dedicated Grant Mechanism (DGM) for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) including, a Global Learning and Knowledge Exchange Project for the World is to strengthen the capacity of IPLCs to participate in the forest investment program and other Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD ) programs at local, national, and global levels. ... See More +

Program Document 93666 JAN 26, 2016

Portuguese, French, English Disclosed

World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan 2016-2020 (English)

Climate change poses an enormous challenge to development. By 2050, the world will have to feed 9 billion people, extend housing and services to 2 billion new urban residents, and provide universal access to affordable energy, and do so while bringing down global greenhouse gas emissions to a level that make a sustainable future possible. ... See More +

Working Paper 106365 JAN 17, 2016

World Bank; IFC; MIGA Disclosed

IFC climate implementation plan (English)

The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the UNFCCC in Paris in December 2015 committed the 195 participating countries to identify action that would keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees C. ... See More +

Board Report 104191 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)

The purpose of this report is to present the results of an assessment of national weather, climate, and hydrological services in Central Asia and to present a program to improve these services. ... See More +

Working Paper 102640 JAN 01, 2016

Rogers,David; Smetanina,Marina Igorevna; Tsirkunov,Vladimir V. Disclosed

Monitoring of glaciers, climate, and runoff in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya mountains (English)

Hydrometeorological monitoring, as discussed here, describes the activities required to characterize the properties and processes of the hydrosphere as it exists in the three-dimensional mesoscale environment of the high-mountain catchment basins of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya (HKH) Mountains. ... See More +

Working Paper 67668 JAN 01, 2016

Alford,Donald L.; Archer,David Ronald; Bookhagen,Bodo; Grabs, Wolfgang; Halvorson,Sarah J.; Hewitt,Kenneth; Immerzeel,Walter; Kamp,Ulrich; Krumwiede,Brandon Scott Disclosed

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Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 WPS7728 Policy Research Working Paper
Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 ICRR0020025 Implementation Completion Report Review
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - climate change (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 106108 Board Report
The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7677 Policy Research Working Paper
Dialogue for climate action : climate action starts with dialogue –voluntary principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105770 Working Paper
Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (Vol. 2) : Towards resilient, low-carbon transport : consultation draft (English)
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APR 18, 2016 101130 Working Paper
Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104891 Board Report
Economic structural change as an option for mitigating the impacts of climate change (English)
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APR 13, 2016 WPS7637 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in disaster risk management in an uncertain climate (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7631 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group climate change action plan : meeting of the Board of Executive Directors - chair summary (English)
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APR 07, 2016 104731 Board Summary
Options for results monitoring and evaluation for resilience building operations (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105159 Working Paper
World Bank Group climate change action plan (English)
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MAR 19, 2016 104137 Board Report
Vietnam - Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Project (English)
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MAR 17, 2016 106643 Project Information Document
Climate information services providers in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103186 Working Paper
Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2016 ICR3536 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World - Dedicated Grant Mechanism (DGM) for indigenous peoples and local communities including, a global learning and knowledge exchange project : Mundial - Mecanismo de Donaciones Específico para Pueblos Indígenas y Comunidades Locales (DGM), incluido un Proyecto Global de Intercambio de Aprendizaje y Conocimientos (Spanish)
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JAN 26, 2016 93666 Program Document Portuguese, French, English
World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan 2016-2020 (English)
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JAN 17, 2016 106365 Working Paper
IFC climate implementation plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104191 Board Report
Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102640 Working Paper
Monitoring of glaciers, climate, and runoff in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya mountains (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 67668 Working Paper