The 2017 Hurricane season was the most devastating season on record in terms of cost. For many, it was a stark reminder of how the entire economy of a small nation can be wiped out in a few hours...

Christelle Chapoy, Mariana Ceratti, Brune Andre |

In recognition of the vulnerabilities of small island states, we are responding to their aspirations and supporting their recovery and resilience building efforts in five inter-connected ways.

Tahseen Sayed, Christelle Chapoy |

In 2016/2017, Saint Lucia, with support from the World Bank and the Water Partnership Program, developed a Road Map for Strengthening Operational Weather, Water and Climate Services focusing on...

Melanie Kappes |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against...

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

As the world observes World Environment Day this week, we should be mindful that [[tweetable]]there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish by 2050 if nothing is done[[/tweetable]], according...

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

ISTOCK Gracias a Internet y los avances tecnológicos de la última década, hoy en día es posible estudiar en las universidades más prestigiosas del mundo a una fracción del costo o incluso de...

Ana I. Aguilera |

También disponible en español y portugués So you may be wondering if those scenes from the movie 2012 are not too much of a stretch after all, huh? In the Hollywood blockbuster, apocalyptic images...

Erick Fernandes |

Also available in English Desde la Gran Recesión de 2008, existe un sentimiento generalizado de malestar entre la clase media norteamericana. Sus ingresos están prácticamente estancados, los...

Francisco Ferreira |

También disponible en español Since the Great Recession of 2008, there has been a widespread sense of malaise among the American middle class. Their incomes are close to stagnant, employment has...

Francisco Ferreira |