Also available in: Français  Photo: World Bank / Simone D. McCourtie [[tweetable]]Imagine a world where communities are better prepared to handle the threats that climate change poses to our homes…

Hartwig Schafer |

Forest monitoring efforts in Phu Khao Khouay, Vientiane Province, Laos PDR. Photo credit: Hannah McDonald If ever there was a year to make significant progress on forest conservation and climate…

Ellysar Baroudy |

Also available in: Español - French - Arabic  Copyright: Sławomir Kowalewski [[tweetable]]Cooling and refrigeration are essential to increasing labor productivity[[/tweetable]], improving…

Karin Shepardson |

หลังจากมีข้อตกลงด้านการเปลี่ยนแปลงสภาพภูมิอากาศ ณ กรุงปารีส ประเทศต่างๆ ได้เริ่มพัฒนาประสิทธิภาพในการใช้พลังงานเพื่อลดการปล่อยก๊าซเรือนกระจก (Greenhouse gas: GHG) ตามข้อตกลงฯ…

Viraj Vithoontien, Mary-Ellen Foley |

Photo credit: Saijo Denki With the recent climate agreement in Paris, many countries are looking at improved energy efficiency as a way to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to contribute to…

Viraj Vithoontien, Mary-Ellen Foley |

Photo: Ivelina Taushanova / World Bank Group Today, over 80 million tons of CO2 will be emitted from economies around the world. Tomorrow will be the same, as will the day after that. The emitted…

Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante |

Wind turbine farm in Tunisia. Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank It's been two months now since the historic climate change conference, COP21, wrapped up in Paris, concluding with 195 countries…

Christian Grossmann |

The city of Ouarzazate in Morocco will host what will become one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Photo: CIF / World Bank The investment needs for low-carbon, climate-resilience…

Rachel Stern |

Все мы уже видели эти цифры: в течение ближайших десятилетий многие страны – как развитые, так и развивающиеся - сильно постареют. Одним из показателей, описывающих происходящее, служит «…

Иоганнес Кеттль |

We have all seen the numbers before: Over the coming decades, many countries in the developed and developing world alike will significantly age. One particular number to describe this development…

Johannes Koettl |