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How the World Bank Will Help Nations Deliver on Their Paris Climate Commitments

One of the sticking points of the Paris climate negotiations was how to reduce global carbon emissions without putting an undue economic strain on developing nations. A shift in spending announced last week by the World Bank could help solve that problem by assisting developing nations with their climate plan implementation.   Under its new […]

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Urgency for Action Increasing in America

Since Sandy and recent extreme weather patterns, a recent poll shows that 82% Democrats, 73% Independents and 50% of Republicans show desire for climate action as they worry about extreme weather and its associated growing costs. 65%, a majority of voters want immediate action and urge for renewable energy over fossil fuels or the tar […]

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World Bank’s Climate Report Hopes to “Shock Us Into Action”

Under the new leadership of Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank is prioritizing climate action and they’re hoping their new climate report, “Turn Down The Heat,” will motivate the public to do the same. The report calls attention to indications the world’s poorest regions and people will be affected by climate change’s effects, but warns […]

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