Also available in: 中文, Français Recent research shows that [[tweetable]]air quality affects the productivity of high-skilled workers. What does this mean for developing cities?[[/tweetable]] City…

Anna Gueorguieva, Sofia Zhukova |

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 |

La ciencia del cambio climático es lo suficientemente robusta como para afirmar rotundamente que el planeta seguro y estable en el que la humanidad ha prosperado durante miles de años puede estar…

Gustavo Alberto Fonseca |

Samedi soir dernier, les négociations climatiques se sont achevées sur fond de lassitude et de bilan mitigé : si les délégations réunies à Varsovie pour la 19e conférence des Parties (COP19) n’ont…

Rachel Kyte |

Esta página en: English En las conversaciones de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) sobre el clima en Varsovia, que terminaron con poca energía en la noche del sábado, los negociadores mostraron poco…

Rachel Kyte |

Also available in: Español | Français | العربية At the UN climate talks that ended wearily on Saturday night in Warsaw, negotiators showed little appetite for making firm climate finance…

Rachel Kyte |

Concerns over climate change took center stage at this year’s World Bank annual meetings. The message was clear: there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between economic growth and a cleaner,…

Harun Onder, Miles McKenna |

Photo: Bishwa Pandey/World Bank Like other countries in the Eastern Caribbean region, Belize is highly vulnerable to natural hazards such as coastal and inland flooding, high winds, fire, and…

Justin Locke |

Tiny homes made of non-reinforced concrete blocks, without columns in the corners or ties where the walls and roof and the walls and foundation meet. These are dwellings that can collapse like a…

Jeannette Fernandez |

Casas pequeñitas, hechas de mampostería de bloque sin refuerzo, sin columnas en las esquinas, ni detallamiento en la unión entre paredes y techo o paredes y cimentación, casas que se pueden venir…

Jeannette Fernandez |