How To Keep Europeans Healthy and Safe in a Changing Climate?

The briefing ’Responding to the health risks of climate change in Europe’ highlights key health impacts from climate change as well as opportunities to reduce climate-related health risks through adaptation policies aligned with mitigation actions. The briefing is a joint effort of the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate …

Innovate4Climate – Finance & Markets Week

The World Bank Group and “Fira de Barcelona” will launch “Innovate4Climate – Finance & Markets Week” in Barcelona, Spain, from May 22-26, 2017. Innovate4Climate is a new global dialogue of government, multilateral, business, banking and finance leaders focused on shaping the next generation of climate finance and policy instruments. The …

Lao PDR to Strengthen and Climate-Proof Rural Roads with World Bank Support

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a US $25 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Lao PDR strengthen its road maintenance systems and improve road connectivity throughout the country. The approved Lao PDR Road Sector II Project is part of the country’s national …