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Climate change, soil salinity, and the economics of high-yield rice production in coastal Bangladesh (English)

It is a virtual certainty that sea-level rise will continue throughout the century and beyond 2100 even if greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized in the near future. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7140 DEC 01, 2014

Dasgupta, Susmita; Hossain, Md. Moqbul; Huq, Mainul; Wheeler, David

Mozambique - Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project for Mozambique is to build effective institutional and policy frameworks for climate resilient development. ... See More +

Program Document 91867 NOV 25, 2014

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : 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

World Bank;; 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; Canales Trujillo, Nella; 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 : 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

World Bank;; 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; Canales Trujillo, Nella; 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 : 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

World Bank;; 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; Canales Trujillo, Nella; 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 : 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

World Bank;; 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; Canales Trujillo, Nella; 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 : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

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

World Bank;; 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; Canales Trujillo, Nella; 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

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change Project (English)

The objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm based livelihoods to cope with climate variability and change. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD598 NOV 19, 2014

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

Beyond downscaling : a bottom-up approach to climate adaptation for water resources management (English)

This report focuses on how we achieve water sustainability over long timescales - decades, even centuries from now. These timescales are important and relevant to our decisions about planning, infrastructure, and institutions today. ... See More +

Working Paper 93085 SEP 11, 2014

Garcia, L.E.; Matthews, J.H.; Rodriguez, D.J.; Wijnen, M.; DiFrancesco, K.N.; Ray, P.

Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Climate change is a major source of concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and migration is often understood as one of several strategies used by households to respond to changes in climate and environmental conditions, including extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 89371 JUL 02, 2014

Wodon, Quentin; Liverani, Andrea; Joseph, George; Bougnoux, Nathalie

Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)

Climate change and climate-induced migration (Foresight, 2011) are major global concerns. This is true for the MENA region as well. Yet empirical data on how perceptions of climate change and weather shocks affect migration in the region are scarce. ... See More +

Brief 90156 JUL 01, 2014

Impact of weather shocks on MENA Households (English)

Do households living in climate affected areas in the MENA region believe that changes in climate patterns and their environment are taking place? ... See More +

Brief 90155 JUL 01, 2014

Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project (English)

The development objective of the Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project for Bolivia is to support the implementation of Borrowerapos;s strategic program for climate resilience by: (a) strengthening the Borrowerapos;s institutional capacity to define the new integrated river basin management approach to climate change adaptation; and (b) supporting its implementation in three pilot sub-basins in the Rio Grande basin. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 69803 JUN 17, 2014

Knowledge4Climate Action : proceedings and recommendations from Be the Movement, an international workshop (English)

The Be the Movement workshop was an inspiring gathering of climate change activists, youth and concerned professionals. Five main needs on how to strengthen the climate action movement were identified and discussed: message for new audiences; empowering educators; innovating campaign strategies; considering costs; and leading for solutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 88448 JUN 02, 2014

Connect4Climate; Edkins, Max Thabiso; Grenna, Lucia; Murphy, Caryle; Palummo, Simona; Sibilski, Leszek Jan

Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty (English)

Investment decision making is already difficult for any diverse group of actors with different priorities and views. But the presence of deep uncertainties linked to climate change and other future conditions further challenges decision making by questioning the robustness of all purportedly optimal solutions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6906 JUN 01, 2014

Kalra, Nidhi; Hallegatte, Stephane; Lempert, Robert; Brown, Casey; Fozzard, Adrian; Gill, Stuart; Shah, Ankur

50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)

This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily in more arid countries. By lowering farm incomes, reduced moisture availability encourages migration to nearby cities, while wetter conditions slow migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6925 JUN 01, 2014

Henderson, J. Vernon; Storeygard, Adam; Deichmann, Uwe

Vietnam - Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Program (English)

The Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Program (DPO3) aims to support the Government of Vietnam (GoV) in its efforts to address climate change by adopting policies and strengthening institutional capacity to promote climate resilient and lower carbon intensity development. ... See More +

Program Document 67987 MAY 29, 2014

Implementing onshore wind power projects (English)

The kinetic energy in wind is converted into mechanical power in specialized propeller-driven turbines mounted on towers. A generator inside the turbine converts the mechanical power into electricity. ... See More +

Brief 88184 MAY 21, 2014

Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Ben, Rafael

Reducing the vulnerability of Azerbaijanapos;s agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

In countries such as Azerbaijan, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 87947 MAY 15, 2014

Ahouissoussi, Nicolas; Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Okan, Cuneyt; Boehlert, Brent B.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.

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Climate change, soil salinity, and the economics of high-yield rice production in coastal Bangladesh (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7140 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 91867 Program Document
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (Chinese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change Project (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 PAD598 Project Appraisal Document
The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7094 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond downscaling : a bottom-up approach to climate adaptation for water resources management (English)
See More +
SEP 11, 2014 93085 Working Paper
Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
See More +
JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90156 Brief
Impact of weather shocks on MENA Households (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2014 90155 Brief
Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project (English)
See More +
JUN 17, 2014 69803 Project Appraisal Document
Knowledge4Climate Action : proceedings and recommendations from Be the Movement, an international workshop (English)
See More +
JUN 02, 2014 88448 Working Paper
Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6906 Policy Research Working Paper
50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6925 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Program (English)
See More +
MAY 29, 2014 67987 Program Document
Implementing onshore wind power projects (English)
See More +
MAY 21, 2014 88184 Brief
Reducing the vulnerability of Azerbaijanapos;s agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
See More +
MAY 15, 2014 87947 Publication