Infrastructure PPPs can be a tool for development, integrated in the SDGs, and take their rightful role in helping address climate change. There are four hurdles to jump—and members of the PPP…

Ziad-Alexandre Hayek |

How can finance ministries take part in climate action? Let us outline some of the key areas where they can play a role and methods to promote legislation to contribute to national commitments.…

Jens Kromann Kristensen, Laura De Castro Zoratto, Nadir Mohammed |

With nearly 10,000 inhabited islands, there are thousands of diverse island communities across Southeast Asia facing the challenge of beaches covered in plastic. Photo: Shutterstock/

Kate Philp |

Given the significant growth in demand and the parallels of the hydrogen value chain to the fossil fuel value chain, the green hydrogen industry should attract investments. Blending public and…

Michael Kobina Kane, Stephanie Gil |

Rice production presents often overlooked opportunities for mitigating Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, while also attaining increased production, savings in water consumption, and health benefits…

Pieter Waalewijn, Ruyi Li, Svetlana Valieva, Mekbib Haile, Si Gou |

The number of vehicles on the road is booming, with significant implications for climate change and traffic fatalities. To reduce the impact of motorization, countries need a solid plan to manage…

Roger Gorham |

This blog analyses the consequences of an energy shock on global growth. It puts the current rise in energy prices into historical context, presents model-based estimates of its growth impacts,…

Justin-Damien Guénette, Jeetendra Khadan |

This blog examines issues related to how ITMO (internationally transferred mitigation outcomes) markets function, their impacts on potential ITMO-supplying countries, and their potential for…

Klaus Oppermann, Jon Strand |

Climate change and natural disasters increasingly affect people’s well-being and development prospects. A recent World Bank study shows that climate change may cause 216 million people to migrate…

Andy Kotikula, Takaaki Masaki |