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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

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

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

English, Portuguese, French 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

The Niger basin climate resilience investment plan : a shared initiative for the benefit of the population - overview : Le plan d’investissement pour la résilience climatique du bassin du fleuve Niger : une initiative commune au profit des populations - resume (French,English)

The Niger River and its tributaries is a vital lifeline providing drinking water, irrigation, aquaculture, energy, and transport throughout the nine countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 102849 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : monitoring and evaluation (English)

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) can be defined as the systematic and objective measurement and assessment of progress and performance of an intervention. ... See More +

Working Paper 103915 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : institutional capacity building (English)

This report is about Romania's committment to the development of a low carbon and green growth path, making green growth and action on climate change a national priority. ... See More +

Working Paper 103913 DEC 31, 2015

Disclosed

Transport at COP21 : part of the climate change solution - joining forces to ramp up mitigation and adaptation (English)

The case for climate action has never been stronger. Around the world, climate change is putting at risk the lives of millions of people as well as threatening many coastal cities and endangering trillion of dollars of investments in transport infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Brief 102765 DEC 01, 2015

Ebinger,Jane Olga; Peltier-Thiberge,Nicolas; Gitay,Habiba; Monsalve,Maria Carolina; Losos,Andrew Michael; Rogers,John Allen; Vandycke,Nancy L. Disclosed

National climate change and low carbon green growth strategy : summary report (English)

Romania is on a growing trend to increase people’s living standard. The government aims to build the country as a climate-resilient, low-carbon economy that has mainstreamed its climate policies and actions into smart, green, inclusive growth by 2030.The main objective of this National Climate Change and Low Carbon Green Growth strategy is to mobilize and enable public and private actors in Romania to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from economic activities in alignment with European Union (EU) targets, and to adapt to the effects of climate variability and change, both current and future. ... See More +

Working Paper 103921 DEC 01, 2015

Disclosed

Romania - 2016-2020 National action plan on climate change : summary report (English)

The Government of Romania (GoR), with the financial support of the European Union (EU) and the technical assistance of the World Bank, has implemented a program on climate change which aims to develop and operationalize a comprehensive National Climate Change and Low Carbon Green Growth Strategy for 2016-2030 and the associated Action Plan on Climate Change for 2016-2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 103920 DEC 01, 2015

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
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
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
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 English, Portuguese, French
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
The Niger basin climate resilience investment plan : a shared initiative for the benefit of the population - overview : Le plan d’investissement pour la résilience climatique du bassin du fleuve Niger : une initiative commune au profit des populations - resume (French,English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102849 Working Paper
Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : monitoring and evaluation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103915 Working Paper
Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : institutional capacity building (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 103913 Working Paper
Transport at COP21 : part of the climate change solution - joining forces to ramp up mitigation and adaptation (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2015 102765 Brief
National climate change and low carbon green growth strategy : summary report (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 103921 Working Paper
Romania - 2016-2020 National action plan on climate change : summary report (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 103920 Working Paper