You don’t care about the size of the drain on the side of roads? About the type of joints used in water pipes? Or the type of electric poles in front of your home? You’re not alone. Still, the…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

This World Bank staff member, from a traditional Maasai pastoralist family in Southern Kenya, is helping to ensure that indigenous people have a seat at the table when it comes to forest…

Ellysar Baroudy |

This post by John Roome originally appeared on Huffington Post Japan on June 28, 2016. Just consider a few simple statistics. On average, more than 1, 000 lives are lost every year in the…

John Roome |

Hurricane Patricia. Photo credit: NASA Earth Observatory [[tweetable]] We’re witnessing an unprecedented uptick in record-breaking storms.[[/tweetable]] In October last year, Hurricane Patricia…

John Roome |

Photo credit: Diego Charlón Sánche Just consider some statistics. It’s estimated some one point four million people move to cities every week. And by 2050, we will add nearly 2.5 billion people to…

John Roome |

Students from Tonga's Tailulu College making the most of new high-speed broadband services at 2013 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day celebrations in the the Tongan capital,…

John Roome |

Sitting on the train heading back from New York to Washington D.C., gazing out of the window at stressed watersheds, I had some time to reflect on a very special Climate Week. What does it all add…

Rachel Kyte |

Also available in: Français | Español | عربي Seven takeaways from the 3rd Small Island Developing States conference, or what the World Bank Group heard in Samoa:

Rachel Kyte |

"Tell Them" Tell them who we are, says young Marshall Islands poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. Her video was shown during the Small Island Developing States Conference. In the weeks running up…

Rachel Kyte |