• World Bank Group Will Allocate $200 Billion In Funding Against Climate Change

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The World Bank says it will allocate $200 billion to support countries taking action against climate change between 2021 and 2025, the organization announced on Monday. The funding represents double the amount allocated in the original five-year investment plan that was put in place after the 2015 Paris agreement.
    The new plan will help boost funding for “adaptation and resilience,” as the organization aims to further recognize the impacts of climate change on peoples lives, particularly in countries with high poverty, the organization said.
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  • The UN's Climate Change Conference is Meeting.in Poland's Coal Country

    The UN's Climate Change Conference is Meeting.in Poland's Coal Country

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    World leaders are convening for the United Nation's latest climate conference in Katowice, Poland to discuss the implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, which aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions globally to limit the worst effects of climate change.
    Ironically, this two-week meeting is taking place in the heart of Poland's coal country. As a fuel source, coal accounts for roughly half of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, but the conference center currently dedicated to cutting these emissions is literally decorated with mounds of coal .
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  • World Bank Group Will Allocate $200 Billion In Funding Against Climate Change

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The World Bank says it will allocate $200 billion to support countries taking action against climate change between 2021 and 2025, the organization announced on Monday. The funding represents double the amount allocated in the original five-year investment plan that was put in place after the 2015 Paris agreement.
    The new plan will help boost funding for “adaptation and resilience,” as the organization aims to further recognize the impacts of climate change on peoples lives, particularly in countries with high poverty, the organization said.
    Climate change has become a pressing issue...
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  • World Bank ups funds to tackle 'threat' of climate change: Attenborough's U.N. plea

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    The World Bank will give equal weight to curbing emissions and helping poor countries deal with the "disastrous effects" of a warming world as it steps up investments to tackle climate change in the first half of the 2020s. As Francis Maguire reports, the bank and its two sister organizations plan to double their investments in climate action to about $200 billion from 2021-2025.
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