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Read the latest blogpost, "Thousands Join the MOOC on Climate Change"  from WBICC's Peter Schierl.

January 22, 2014 Blog post

Read the latest e-bulletin from WBI's Climate Change Practice.

December 19, 2013 Announcement

The World Bank Group launched the City Energy Efficiency Transformation Initiative (CEETI) on November 18th at the Citi Sense Workshop in Barcelona.

December 9, 2013 Announcement

WBI & the Regional Secretariat of LEDS GP Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have organized a series of webinars on critical topics relating to low emissions development strategies.

November 26, 2013 News

Read the latest e-bulletin from WBI's Climate Change Practice.

October 28, 2013 Announcement

The number of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) designing plans to achieve developmental goals that lower emissions and improve climate resilience is on a rise. A LAC regional platform of the LEDS GP has been engaging key stakeholders since its November 2012 inception.

October 28, 2013 Announcement

The Carbon Finance-Assist program has developed a series of animated, educational videos on various aspects of Low Emissions Development.

October 2, 2013 News

7th LAC Carbon Forum was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 28-30, 2013, focusing on new tools and financing.

September 25, 2013 News

India’s International Forum for Climate Policy and Carbon Markets.

July 22, 2013 Announcement

Scaled-up financing is necessary to meet Africa’s development needs in a climate-constrained environment. Participants in the fifth edition of the Africa Carbon Forum discussed emerging mitigation opportunities and related financing mechanisms across the continent. 

July 10, 2013 News