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Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)

The paper estimates the effects on presidential election returns in Mexico of a government climatic contingency transfer that is allocated through rainfall-indexed insurance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6836 APR 01, 2014

Fuchs, Alan; Rodriguez-Chamussy, Lourdes

Lebanon - PCB Management in the Power Sector Project : Environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment appendices (English)

The development objective of the Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) Management in the Power Sector Project for Lebanon is to assist in establishing a sound PCB management system that would minimize potential environmental and health risks from unmanaged PCB oils and equipment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4498 MAR 01, 2014

Climate action (English)

Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF) is a multi-donor trust fund for climate change. The featured article in this issue of the newsletter, Bangladesh: the emerging hot spot where climate threats and action meet, explores a June 2013 World Bank report, Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience. ... See More +

Newsletter 84235 JAN 01, 2014

China - Fourth Montreal Protocol Ozone Depleting Substances Phaseout Project (English)

Ratings for the Fourth Montreal Protocol Ozone Depleting Substances Phaseout Project for China were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory; risk to development outcome was low; Bank performance was highly satisfactory and borrower performance was also highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR0413 DEC 17, 2013

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Glaces éphémères : l'élimination des polluants peut ralentir le réchauffement climatique et sauver des vie - résumé analytique (French)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Sobre una delgada capa de hielo : como la reducción de la contaminación puede ralentizar el calentamiento y salvar vidas - resumen ejectivo (Spanish)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (Russian)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese

On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)

Climate change is happening faster and in a dramatically more visible way in the Earth's cryosphere than anywhere else on earth. Cryosphere is defined as elements of the Earth system containing water in its frozen state. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 82409 OCT 01, 2013

Pearson, Pam; Bodin, Svante; Nordberg, Lars; Pettus, Ashley English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic

Weather and climate resilience : effective preparedness through national meteorological and hydrological services (English)

The importance of weather, climate, and water1 information is rising because of the need to serve more elaborate societal needs, minimize growing economic losses, and help countries adapt to climate change. ... See More +

Publication 81113 SEP 12, 2013

Rogers, David P.; Tsirkunov, Vladimir V.

Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (English)

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, turn down the heat: why a 4 degree celsius warmer world must be avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2 degree celsius and 4 degree celsius warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 78422 JUN 01, 2013

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Hare, Bill; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Adams, Sophie; Baarsch, Florent; Schwan, Susanne; Coumou, Dim; Robinson, Alexander; Vieweg, Marion; Piontek, Franziska; Donner, Reik; Runge, Jakob; Rehfeld, Kira; Rogelj, Joeri; Perette, Mahe; Menon, Arathy; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Bondeau, Alberte; Svirejeva-Hopkins, Anastasia; Schewe, Jacob; Frieler, Katja; Warszawski, Lila; Rocha, Marcia Russian, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (Russian)

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, turn down the heat: why a 4 degree celsius warmer world must be avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2 degree celsius and 4 degree celsius warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 78422 JUN 01, 2013

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Hare, Bill; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Adams, Sophie; Baarsch, Florent; Schwan, Susanne; Coumou, Dim; Robinson, Alexander; Vieweg, Marion; Piontek, Franziska; Donner, Reik; Runge, Jakob; Rehfeld, Kira; Rogelj, Joeri; Perette, Mahe; Menon, Arathy; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Bondeau, Alberte; Svirejeva-Hopkins, Anastasia; Schewe, Jacob; Frieler, Katja; Warszawski, Lila; Rocha, Marcia English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (Chinese)

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, turn down the heat: why a 4 degree celsius warmer world must be avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2 degree celsius and 4 degree celsius warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 78422 JUN 01, 2013

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Hare, Bill; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Adams, Sophie; Baarsch, Florent; Schwan, Susanne; Coumou, Dim; Robinson, Alexander; Vieweg, Marion; Piontek, Franziska; Donner, Reik; Runge, Jakob; Rehfeld, Kira; Rogelj, Joeri; Perette, Mahe; Menon, Arathy; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Bondeau, Alberte; Svirejeva-Hopkins, Anastasia; Schewe, Jacob; Frieler, Katja; Warszawski, Lila; Rocha, Marcia English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Arabic

Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (Arabic)

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, turn down the heat: why a 4 degree celsius warmer world must be avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2 degree celsius and 4 degree celsius warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 78422 JUN 01, 2013

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Hare, Bill; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Adams, Sophie; Baarsch, Florent; Schwan, Susanne; Coumou, Dim; Robinson, Alexander; Vieweg, Marion; Piontek, Franziska; Donner, Reik; Runge, Jakob; Rehfeld, Kira; Rogelj, Joeri; Perette, Mahe; Menon, Arathy; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Bondeau, Alberte; Svirejeva-Hopkins, Anastasia; Schewe, Jacob; Frieler, Katja; Warszawski, Lila; Rocha, Marcia English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary : Bajemos la temperature : fenomenos climaticos extremos, impactos regionales y capacidad de adaptacion - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, turn down the heat: why a 4 degree celsius warmer world must be avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2 degree celsius and 4 degree celsius warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 78422 JUN 01, 2013

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Hare, Bill; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Adams, Sophie; Baarsch, Florent; Schwan, Susanne; Coumou, Dim; Robinson, Alexander; Vieweg, Marion; Piontek, Franziska; Donner, Reik; Runge, Jakob; Rehfeld, Kira; Rogelj, Joeri; Perette, Mahe; Menon, Arathy; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Bondeau, Alberte; Svirejeva-Hopkins, Anastasia; Schewe, Jacob; Frieler, Katja; Warszawski, Lila; Rocha, Marcia English, Russian, German, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary : Baissons la chaleur : phenomenes climatiques extremes, impacts regionaux et plaidoyer en faveur de I'adaptation - resume analytique (French)

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, turn down the heat: why a 4 degree celsius warmer world must be avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day, 2 degree celsius and 4 degree celsius warming on agricultural production, water resources, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 78422 JUN 01, 2013

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Hare, Bill; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Adams, Sophie; Baarsch, Florent; Schwan, Susanne; Coumou, Dim; Robinson, Alexander; Vieweg, Marion; Piontek, Franziska; Donner, Reik; Runge, Jakob; Rehfeld, Kira; Rogelj, Joeri; Perette, Mahe; Menon, Arathy; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Bondeau, Alberte; Svirejeva-Hopkins, Anastasia; Schewe, Jacob; Frieler, Katja; Warszawski, Lila; Rocha, Marcia English, Russian, Spanish, German, Arabic, Chinese

Climate change in the Himalayas : current state of knowledge (English)

This paper reviews the literature on the potential biophysical and economic impacts of climate change in the Himalayas. Existing observations indicate that the temperature is rising at a higher rate in Nepal and Chinese regions of the Himalayas compared with rest of the Himalayas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6516 JUN 01, 2013

Timilsina, Govinda R.; Acharya, Kumud; Gautam, Mahesh R.

Monsoon babies : rainfall shocks and child nutrition in Nepal (English)

Do household consumption-smoothing strategies in poor countries entail significant long-run costs in terms of reduced human capital? This paper exploits the timing of monsoon rainfall shocks and the seasonal nature of agriculture to isolate income effects on early childhood anthropometric outcomes in rural Nepal and to provide evidence on the persistence of these effects into later childhood. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6395 MAR 01, 2013

Tiwari, Sailesh; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Skoufias, Emmanuel

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Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6836 Policy Research Working Paper
Lebanon - PCB Management in the Power Sector Project : Environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment appendices (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 E4498 Environmental Assessment
Climate action (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84235 Newsletter
China - Fourth Montreal Protocol Ozone Depleting Substances Phaseout Project (English)
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DEC 17, 2013 ICR0413 Implementation Completion and Results Report
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Glaces éphémères : l'élimination des polluants peut ralentir le réchauffement climatique et sauver des vie - résumé analytique (French)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Sobre una delgada capa de hielo : como la reducción de la contaminación puede ralentizar el calentamiento y salvar vidas - resumen ejectivo (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese
On thin ice : how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)
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OCT 01, 2013 82409 Other Environmental Study English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic
Weather and climate resilience : effective preparedness through national meteorological and hydrological services (English)
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SEP 12, 2013 81113 Publication
Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78422 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2013 78422 Working Paper English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (Chinese)
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JUN 01, 2013 78422 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Arabic
Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2013 78422 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary : Bajemos la temperature : fenomenos climaticos extremos, impactos regionales y capacidad de adaptacion - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2013 78422 Working Paper English, Russian, German, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : climate extremes, regional impacts, and the case for resilience - executive summary : Baissons la chaleur : phenomenes climatiques extremes, impacts regionaux et plaidoyer en faveur de I'adaptation - resume analytique (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 78422 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, German, Arabic, Chinese
Climate change in the Himalayas : current state of knowledge (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6516 Policy Research Working Paper
Monsoon babies : rainfall shocks and child nutrition in Nepal (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 WPS6395 Policy Research Working Paper