More efficient ACs that run on environmentally-friendly refrigerants will be vital to solve the cooling crunch and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. In the Middle East and North Africa Region (…

Helena Naber, Thanavat Junchaya, Jeff Gibson |

Finance Ministers from Chile and Finland led their counterparts in over 25 countries to endorse six “Helsinki Principles” that promote national climate action, especially through fiscal policy and…

Marcelo Mena Carrasco |

[[tweetable]]​In a packed World Bank board room on April 13, 2019, Finance Ministers from over 20 countries came together as part of a Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action. [[/…

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

From left to right, Jean-Marie Masse, Chief Investment Officer, IFC Financial Institutions Group, and Flora Chao, Global Head of Funding, IFC Treasury, and Frédéric Samama, Co-Head Institutional…

Ruth Hupart |

People watch the rescue process in the flooded area on August 17, 2018 in Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India. Kerala was badly affected by the floods during the monsoon season. Source: AJP,…

Marcello Estevão |

Photo by Tom Fisk from Pexels “Moving towards a more responsible and efficient use of natural resources is key, not only to address resource scarcity, wastage, and the associated environmental…

Jun Erik Rentschler, Florian Flachenecker |

Photo: Khasar Sandag / World Bank [[tweetable]]Our world is very different than our grandparent’s.[[/tweetable]] In 1950, there were about 2.5 billion people; today, there are more than 7 billion…

Christopher Thomas |

Photo Credit: Zhu Difeng / Shutterstock There is a myth that cooling technology is just for those who live in hot and humid climates. Let me break this illusion. [[tweetable]]Cooling is needed all…

Jürgen Fischer |

Recently the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set out clear scientific evidence of what a world impacted by climate change will look like in their Global Warming of 1.5°C report,…

Max Thabiso Edkins |