Environmental Vulnerability: Studies & Presentations

01 Apr 2016

The Global Tracking Framework measures how the world is progressing toward Sustainable Energy for All, tracking country-level indicators for energy access, renewable energy and energy efficiency. The second edition of this report shows that while the world is moving in the right direction, we have to accelerate efforts to reach sustainable energy goals by 2030.

15 Feb 2016

This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and parts of Europe and Central Asia. Building on earlier Turn Down the Heat reports, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day (0.8°C), 2°C and 4°C warming above pre-industrial temperatures on agricultural production, water resources, ecosystem services, and coastal vulnerability for affected populations.

25 Jan 2016

Digital technologies have spread rapidly in much of the world. Digital dividends—that is, the broader development benefits from using these technologies—have lagged behind. In many instances, digital technologies have boosted growth, expanded opportunities, and improved service delivery. Yet their aggregate impact has fallen short and is unevenly distributed.

04 Nov 2015

The International Institute for Environment and Development has published its 2014/15 Annual Report, highlighting how the institute works to shape a fairer future.

28 Oct 2015

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions.