Also available in: French Energy storage is a crucial tool for enabling the effective integration of renewable energy and unlocking the benefits of the local generation of clean resilient energy…

Alzbeta Klein, Bernard E. Sheahan |

Photo credit: Lisa Brunzell / Vi Agroforestry   In Kenya, a group of Maasai grandmothers provide an inspiring example of how simple actions can transform societies and how, when empowered, women…

Ellysar Baroudy, Nicholas Soikan |

Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank Negotiators in Paris last December achieved a previously unattainable consensus among all countries — large and small, industrialized and developing — on a…

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 |

Almost 400 million Indians—about a third of the subcontinent’s population—don’t have access to electricity. This power deficit, which includes about 100, 000 un-electrified villages, places India’…

Daniel Kammen |

My foray into climate change in the World Bank Group started with the drought-affected regions in Andhra Pradesh, India in 2003. The WB had just started thinking about adaptation to climate change…

Kseniya Lvovsky |