What would support for climate change adaptation look like if it were designed to meet the needs of those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change?   It might, for example, offer…

Robin Mearns |

It is part of World Bank tradition that, just before retiring, a staff member sends a short email to his/her colleagues to express how much they have enjoyed the challenges of working here, the…

Tony Whitten |

View to Ulaanbaatar from a tourist camp on the slopes of Bogd Khan Uul Okay, so we changed our minds, but we did so for good reasons.

Tony Whitten |

Ok. We are back again @ Carbon Expo. This year in Cologne. The German weather cannot really keep up with Barcelona (were Carbon Expo was held in 2009) but we are keeping the spirits up and the…

Florian Kitt |

No mountains are visible beyond this pollution cloud. (Late November 2007) It certainly feels like the worst of winter is over for another year, well until December anyway. Daytime temperatures…

Arshad Sayed |

 Futuristic water design that would provide water for food in the desert, featured in The Guardian in 2008. Photograph: Exploration Architecture. “What are the new developments in water? Are there…

Julia Bucknall |

People skeptical of hearing water experts talking about water crises put their faith in the human capacity to innovate.  They point to the rapid decline in costs of taking the salt out of sea…

Julia Bucknall |

The theme for this year’s World Bank Civil Society Fund grant competition is, “Development and Climate Change – Building Community Resilience in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka” While specifying…

Dilinika Peiris |

  Today is World Water Day, a good time to ponder the impacts of global climate change on water availability and quality. Julia Bucknall was part of a team of experts from the WDR2010 and the…

Julia Bucknall |