#World Bank News

As rising heat and other climate change impacts hit workers, manufacturers are under pressure from brands seeking sustainable fashion.
Residents of the crowded city hope their new metro will help cut commuting time and pollution in Bangladesh's capital.
Australia is courting workers from Pacific islands, raising fears of a brain drain exodus of skilled professionals from the region.
Debt-for-nature and climate swaps are difficult and costly to agree but offer one way to unlock the vital finance needed for more sustainable economies.
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#World Bank Opinion

Oskarshamn nuclear power station
To accelerate the net-zero transition and reduce Russia and China's global influence as the world’s leading providers of nuclear projects, shareholder governments must reconsider their outdated stance against the technology.
To limit the impact of the coming crises on lives and livelihoods, governments must take urgent action to boost the resilience of their health systems.
India has told Pakistan that it wants to modify the treaty that regulates use of the shared river – an escalation of a years-long dispute.
The World Bank Group is working across many fronts to help countries recognise both the value of nature and the risks that would follow from losing it.
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#World Bank Videos

ecosperity 2019
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions. 
EB Studio Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
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#World Bank Podcasts

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