Greenhouse gases rose to a symbolic milestone in 2015, taking climate change into a new phase which could last generations even if governments act to curb man-made global warming, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, concluding a two-day trip to Bangladesh focused on the country’s successes in reducing extreme poverty, pledged $2 billion over the next three years in new funding to help the country become less vulnerable to climate change.
Today’s AfDB CIF portfolio contains 39 policy-based Investment Plans in various stages of preparation and development. Of these, 21 contain a total of 41 projects going through the range of development from preparation to implementation.
Global warming may not only be causing more destructive hurricanes, it could also be shaking the ground beneath our feet
KIGALI, Rwanda — Negotiators from more than 170 countries on Saturday reached a legally binding accord to counter climate change by cutting the worldwide use of a powerful planet-warming chemical used in air-conditioners and refrigerators.
When it comes to climate action, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are more synonymous with resilience than renewables. A changing climate and more frequent extreme weather events pose a here-and-now threat so urgent attention is needed on adaptation.
Energy may seem a less drastic or pressing problem but it’s both an important and immediate issue for many SIDS.
Fast-growing cities particularly in the developing world are ill-prepared to deal with increasing climate-related disasters
DELHI — A thrill goes down Lane 12, C Block, Kamalpur every time another working-class family brings home its first air-conditioner.