China has recently achieved a remarkable improvement in its business environment as measured by the World Bank’s global Doing Business report. Over the past two years, China moved up by almost 50…

Marcin Piatkowski, Sylvia Solf, Wenting Wei |

Снимки Земли, сделанные ночью, коренным образом меняют нашу способность оценивать и понимать почти каждое измерение человеческой деятельности на Земле и позволяют нам получить представление о…

Steven Rubinyi, Ran Goldblatt, Hogeun Park |

Images of Earth taken at night are revolutionizing our ability to measure and understand nearly every dimension of human activity on Earth and allow us to get a glimpse into human-Earth…

Steven Rubinyi, Ran Goldblatt, Hogeun Park |

Making a link between a city’s density and its vulnerability to epidemics may seem like an obvious connection. But it may, in fact, be off the mark.

Wanli Fang, Sameh Wahba |

2013年,凌源市在辽宁市政府支持下请求世行助其解决缺水问题。通过投资建设再生水回用基础设施,世行帮助该市增强了城市水务系统韧性。如今,随着此类设施建成,约60%经处理的市政污水得到了回收,其中57%以有竞争力的价格出售给了企业,从而确保了运营成本的全额回收。

Minghe Tao |

The Bank financed the Liaoning Coastal Zone Development Urban Infrastructure and Environmental Management Project to upgrade wastewater treatment plant processes, improve sewers to double…

Minghe Tao |

On any rational cost-benefit basis, investing in preparedness, whether for pandemics or natural hazards, is possibly one of the best investments any country can make. A dollar spent on…

Abhas Jha |

Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…

Alina Florentina Burlacu, Dipan Bose, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Noor Ibrahim Mohamed |

就全球而言,交通行业排放的温室气体占能源相关温室气体排放总量的比重为23%,而城市交通领域排放的温室气体排放占城市温室气体排放总量的比重则高达60%。

Minghe Tao |

Globally, transport emits 23% of all energy-related greenhouse gases (GHG) while urban transport accounts for up to 60% of urban GHG emissions.

Minghe Tao |