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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) : 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

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 (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

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

Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas Project (English)

The development objective of the Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) Project for Belize is to strengthen natural resource management and biodiversity conservation in KBAs of Belize. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 90164 SEP 09, 2014

Brazil - Rural Environmental Cadastre and Fire Prevention in Bahia State Project (English)

The development objective of the Rural Environmental Cadastre and Fire Prevention in Bahia State Project for Brazil is to promote the reduction of climate change impacts in the Cerrado of the west of the Bahia state by: (i) promoting the environmental regularization of landholdings in the targeted municipalities and support actions to promote recovery of environmental liabilities; and (ii) strengthening the state's capacity to prevent and combat forest fires through the integration of local actors and promoting the adoption of sustainable production practices in the targeted municipalities. ... See More +

Project Paper 90808 SEP 03, 2014

The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use (English)

The pattern of global land use has important implications for the world's food and timber supplies, bioenergy, biodiversity and other eco-system services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7009 AUG 01, 2014

Cai, Yongyang; Steinbuks, Jevgenijs; Elliott, Joshua; Hertel, Thomas W.

Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Involuntary resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in Belize Project for Belize is to strengthen natural resource management and biodiversity conservation through the mitigation of threats to KBAs in Belize. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1498 JUL 31, 2014

Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of the Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas Project is to strengthen natural resource management and biodiversity conservation through the mitigation of threats to Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in Belize. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4319 JUL 31, 2014

Rwanda - Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation (English)

The Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation project of Rwanda has a development and global environmental objective to demonstrate landscape management for enhanced environmental services and climate resilience in one priority landscape. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1041 JUL 30, 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

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro Sustainable Integrated Ecosystem Management in Production Landscapes of North-Northwestern Fluminese Project (English)

Ratings for the Rio de Janeiro Sustainable Integrated Ecosystem Management in Production Landscapes of North-Northwestern Fluminese Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88960 JUN 30, 2014

Brazil - Caatinga Conservation and Management - Mata Branca (GEF) Project (English)

Ratings for the Caatinga Conservation and Management - Mata Branca (GEF) Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3138 JUN 20, 2014

Caucasus - Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89100 JUN 12, 2014

Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (English)

Increasing food and nutrition insecurity and increasing poverty in the face of a rapidly changing climate and a degrading natural capital base are daunting challenges for agriculture, livestock, forests, and fisheries. ... See More +

Brief 88433 JUN 01, 2014

Treguer, David; Pehu, Eija

Rwanda - Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 3) : Environmental and social management framework and social assessment (English)

The development objective of the Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation Project for Rwanda is to demonstrate landscape management for enhanced environmental services and climate resilience in one priority landscape. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4579 JUN 01, 2014

Climate-smart development : adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change (Vol. 2 of 2) : Résumé analytique (French)

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 88908 JUN 01, 2014

Akbar, Sameer; Kleiman, Gary; Menon, Surabi; Segafredo, Laura English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese

Investing in natural capital for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity : a biodiversity roadmap for the WBG (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) has a long experience in engaging in biodiversity with world-class expertise in the field. It has been the single largest funder of biodiversity investments since the late 1980s. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88753 JUN 01, 2014

Congo - Improved Forested Landscape Management Project (English)

The Improved Forested Landscape Management Project for Congo has an objective to test new approaches to improve community livelihoods and forested landscape management, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in selected areas in the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD594 MAY 30, 2014

Ghana - Sustainable Land and Water Management Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Sustainable Land and Water Management (SLWM) Additional Financing Project for Ghana is to expand the area under sustainable land and water management practices in selected watersheds. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD978 MAY 28, 2014

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
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) : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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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 (Russian)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Protected areas and deforestation : new results from high resolution panel data (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7091 Policy Research Working Paper
Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas Project (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90164 Project Appraisal Document
Brazil - Rural Environmental Cadastre and Fire Prevention in Bahia State Project (English)
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SEP 03, 2014 90808 Project Paper
The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7009 Policy Research Working Paper
Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Involuntary resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 RP1498 Resettlement Plan
Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 E4319 Environmental Assessment
Rwanda - Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 PAD1041 Project Appraisal Document
Impact of weather shocks on MENA Households (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90155 Brief
Brazil - Rio de Janeiro Sustainable Integrated Ecosystem Management in Production Landscapes of North-Northwestern Fluminese Project (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 2014 88960 Project Performance Assessment Report
Brazil - Caatinga Conservation and Management - Mata Branca (GEF) Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2014 ICR3138 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Caucasus - Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 89100 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 88433 Brief
Rwanda - Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 3) : Environmental and social management framework and social assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4579 Environmental Assessment
Climate-smart development : adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change (Vol. 2 of 2) : Résumé analytique (French)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 88908 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese
Investing in natural capital for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity : a biodiversity roadmap for the WBG (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88753 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Congo - Improved Forested Landscape Management Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 PAD594 Project Appraisal Document
Ghana - Sustainable Land and Water Management Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 28, 2014 PAD978 Project Paper