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I get stirred up by all types of governance data, so in honor of the International Day for Universal Access to Information, I though I’d highlight a few efforts to measure…

Jim Anderson |

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 |

También disponible en: English Muchos de ustedes ya conocen la base de datos sobre la participación privada en el sector de infraestructura (PPI), (i) que administra el Grupo de alianzas público-…

Clive Harris, Jenny Chao |

Translations available in Chinese and Spanish. Many of you are already familiar with the PPP (Public-Private Partnerships) Group’s Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) Database. As a…

Clive Harris, Jenny Chao |

Also available in: Arabic | French | Spanish Rows of solar panel at a thermo-solar power plant in Morocco. (Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank)Over the past several years much has been written about…

Sameh Mobarek |

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 |

A waste collection site in Dar es Salaam,   Tanzania. Photo: Cecilia Paradi-Guilford Plastic waste, in particular PET, which is typically found in soda bottles, is becoming abundant in African…

Cecilia Paradi-Guilford, Scott Henry |

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 |