Photo: Khasar Sandag / World Bank [[tweetable]]Our world is very different than our grandparent’s.[[/tweetable]] In 1950, there were about 2.5 billion people; today, there are more than 7 billion…

Christopher Thomas |

Photo: © Dana Smillie / World Bank When the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets in London this week, the stakes are high. The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) plans…

Dominik Englert |

To be honest, I have never really been a fan of motorsport racing, but Formula E is something different. Regular sports car racing has always felt too loud, too polluting and a bit pointless, but…

Max Thabiso Edkins |

My daughter's Climate Change Super Hero A couple of days ago, my five year old declared that she wanted to be a Super Hero. From wanting to be a little pony a few months ago, she was moving…

Saurabh Dani |

Over the past two years, the World Bank’s flagship climate change report series Turn Down the Heat and its complementary free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) have helped bring important climate…

James Close |

Also available in: Russian Over the years, Bucharest has improved its cycling infrastructure. Photo: Stelian Pavalache Over the past year, people living in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, are…

Yevgen Yesyrkenov |

Youth and Future Generations Day at COP21. Photo: Connect4Climate On December 3, 2015, hundreds of young people gathered at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) to join leaders…

Max Thabiso Edkins |

CIF is bringing attention to gender in climate investing in Tajikistan. Photo: CIF In the arid farming lands of the Pyanj River Basin of Tajikistan, women and children spend much of their days…

Mafalda Duarte |

Computer class at ENA school for distance learning in Cocody, Abidjan. Photo: Ami Vitale / World Bank The past month was full of climate-related stories in the media, including speeches by the…

Neeraj Prasad |

_ Amy Ericson, U.S. country president for technology company Alstom, spoke at the World Bank Group about the interplay between carbon pricing and innovation that can lower carbon emissions for…

Amy Ericson |