Across the Europe and Central Asia region today, policymakers are confronted daily with a wide range of development challenges and decisions, but the potential impacts of adverse natural events…

Alanna Simpson, Joaquin Toro |

Wind turbine farm in Tunisia. Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank It's been two months now since the historic climate change conference, COP21, wrapped up in Paris, concluding with 195 countries…

Christian Grossmann |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English | Français | Español في عام 2015، شهد العالم زخما كبيرا على صعيد العمل المناخي، تكلل باتفاق تاريخي أُبرم في ديسمبر/كانون الأول لتقليص الانبعاثات…

Andy Shuai Liu |

Also available in: Arabic | French | Spanish In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global…

Andy Shuai Liu |

The city of Ouarzazate in Morocco will host what will become one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Photo: CIF / World Bank The investment needs for low-carbon, climate-resilience…

Rachel Stern |

Can emerging markets make economic growth compatible with climate action? Can the trade-off between growth and rising emissions be influenced by policy? For a country like Turkey – with the lowest…

Martin Raiser |

  As the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and its stakeholders from the private sector, government,  the multilateral development banks, civil society and indigenous peoples’ groups gathered in…

Joumana Asso |