In the News | Oct 24 2016

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.

Press Release | Oct 18 2016

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.

In the News | Oct 17 2016

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.

In the News | Oct 17 2016

Global warming may not only be causing more destructive hurricanes, it could also be shaking the ground beneath our feet 

In the News | Oct 17 2016

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.

Feature Story | Oct 13 2016

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. 

| Oct 13 2016

Fast-growing cities particularly in the developing world are ill-prepared to deal with increasing climate-related disasters

| Oct 12 2016

DELHI — A thrill goes down Lane 12, C Block, Kamalpur every time another working-class family brings home its first air-conditioner. 

| Oct 12 2016

A total of $6.9 trillion of energy investment will be made globally in the next five years to support a growing population, and a further $3.2 trillion to make those investments green according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Ceres and Ken Locklin.