Three months from now, negotiators from around the globe will be in Paris to finalize an accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and begin slowing the impacts of climate change. Rachel Kyte, World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change, sits down with Pabsy Pabalan to discuss what we should be looking for in a climate deal and how we can get to a zero-carbon future.
Norway is UNDP’s top core contributor helping to respond quickly to emerging crises and natural disasters. This vital partnership provides the foundations for a fit-for purpose organization and critical resources to eradicate poverty and protect the environment.
Panelists give their perspectives on the significant volatility in the energy market, recent oil price declines, and the future of world energy supply. The implications of technological breakthroughs and their impact on the alternative energy market are also discussed.
Every year pollution kills an estimated 9 million people worldwide, most of them in poor countries. Take 30 seconds and see how pollution kills and why we should stop it.
Villagers in Viet Nam's Lam Dong Province are seeing their incomes rise under a new initiative that enhances families' livelihoods while protecting the surrounding forests. The project is part of ADB's Poverty and Environment Program.