The World Bank said coal was no cure for global poverty on Wednesday, rejecting a main industry argument for building new fossil fuel projects in developing countries.
A sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years has been hammered out among all members of the United Nations to replace the retiring Millennium Development Goals.
Tracking and reporting on climate change investments and solutions.
Without clear and straightforward guidelines for the future, policy makers have to decide what to build today, that won’t risk inundation in the year 2050. Or which crops farmers should invest in, that will still be productive under a changing, more variable, climate. What's needed is to make better use of available, longer term climate information in development planning and investments.
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.