The Asia-Pacific region, comprised of 58 economies, is geographically expansive and a picture of diversity. The trends for sustainable energy in Asia-Pacific, which mirror the region’s economic…

Sharmila Bellur |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Places with cold climates need access to a reliable and efficient heat supply for the health of their population. But in developing countries, the majority of rural and peri-urban households do…

Yabei zhang |

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 |

El Niño is back and may be stronger than ever.   A wooden boat is seen stranded on the dry cracked riverbed of the Dawuhan Dam during drought season in Madiun, Indonesia's East Java province…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

C’est un casse-tête pour tous les acteurs contemporains du développement : comment extraire les plus pauvres de l’extrême pauvreté s’ils n’ont pas accès à des sources d’énergie fiables ? Plus d’un…

Rachel Kyte |

إنها معضلة التنمية في عصرنا. فأولئك الذين يئنون تحت نير الفقر المدقع لا يستطيعون الخلاص منه بدون الحصول على إمدادات طاقة يمكن التعويل عليها. واليوم، هناك أكثر من مليار شخص يعيشون بدون كهرباء، مما…

راشيل كايت |

It is the development conundrum of our era. Extremely poor people cannot lift themselves out of poverty without access to reliable energy. More than a billion people live without power today,…

Rachel Kyte |

Албан бус орчуулга. Хаа нэгтээ ямар нэг гамшиг тохиолдож, хүний амь эрсэдсэн, бэртэж гэмтсэн, иргэдийн орон байр сүйтгэгдсэн, амьжиргаагаа алдсан гэсэн мэдээг сонсоод дараагийн гамшиг болохоос…

Axel van Trotsenburg |