图片: LIC/Flickr 无论采用何种方法度量,空气污染造成的影响都很惊人。最新研究显示,全世界空气污染使得普通人的平均预期寿命缩短了1.8岁,也是导致全球每年约880万人早逝的主要原因——这一数字是之前估测数字的两倍,空气污染因此而成为当今世界人口死亡的主要致因之一。

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

Photo: LIC/Flickr No matter how you measure it, the impact of air pollution is startling. According to new research, air pollution worldwide cuts life expectancy by 1.8 years for an average person…

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

This is the third in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. A firm’s success rides heavily on the performance of its employees. It is therefore important that firms…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

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 |

Photo Credit: Xing Yihang | CRIENGLISH.com Kenya recently launched its high-capacity, high-speed standard gauge railway (SGR) for passenger and freight transportation, which currently runs from…

Cynthia Olotch |

Cada día en todo el mundo, millones de personas se movilizan en microbuses. En muchas ciudades, la mayor parte de los viajes urbanos se realiza mediante este servicio de transporte, especialmente…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Camila Rodriguez |

Every day around the world, millions of people rely on buses to get around. In many cities, these services carry the bulk of urban trips, especially in Africa and Latin America. They are known by…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Camila Rodriguez |

世行工作人员撰写了系列博文,重点讨论可持续发展目标和2016年版《世界发展指标》中的数据,本中即是其中之一。本文引用了《世界银行农村出行便捷指数》中的数据以及《采用新技术度量农村出行便捷度》报告中给出的结果。 尼泊尔54 %的农村人口居住在距全天候道路2公里的范围内。 尼泊尔农村出行便捷指数,2015 根据农村出行便捷指数项目2015年进行的测算,…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |

This is part of a series of blogs focused on the Sustainable Development Goals and data from the 2016 Edition of World Development Indicators.  This blog draws on data from the World Bank’s Rural…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |

هذا المقال جزء من سلسة مدونات متخصصة في أهداف التنمية المستدامة ويستند على بيانات مأخوذة من مؤشرات التنمية العالمية 2016. وتعتمد هذه المدونة على بيانات من مؤشر الطرق الريفية التابع للبنك الدولي…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |