It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

It does not happen often that one of the finest actors of our time tweets about a World Bank supported project and invites all his fans to have a look at the impressive pictures taken from space.…

John Roome |

As countries prepare to meet at the G20 summit in Turkey next week, global growth and infrastructure needs will be at the top of decision makers’ concerns. And rightly so: Infrastructure – roads,…

Robert Montgomery |

A medida que los países se preparan para reunirse en la cumbre del G-20 en Turquía la próxima semana, las necesidades de crecimiento y de infraestructura a nivel mundial serán una de las…

Robert Montgomery |

The CIF is a leader in driving global investments in CSP ​As world leaders come together at the UN General Assembly to adopt new sustainable development goals, climate change activists gear up for…

Mafalda Duarte |

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental challenge – it is a fundamental threat to efforts to end poverty, and it threatens to put prosperity out of the reach of millions of…

Thomas Kerr |

Authors Sameer Akbar | Gary Kleiman ​When President Barack Obama announced that the United States would cut CO2 emissions from its coal power plants by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, he…

Sameer Akbar |

Also available in English Hace unas semanas una extraña tormenta conocida como "Derecho" devastó el área de Washington DC, llevándose muchas vidas y dejando a 1.3 millones de hogares y…

Ariel Yepez |

Also available in EnglishAmérica Latina acude al llamado de las conferencias de Río + 20 con la tranquilidad de haber hecho un buen trabajo durante los últimos años, pero con la necesidad…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

If you closely read the 20-page draft decision on the Clean Development Mechanism prepared at COP16 in Cancun, you will see a tiny reference to the possibility of including ``city-wide programs’’.…

Dan Hoornweg |