F. Fiondella (IRI/CCAFS)

Photo F. Fiondella (IRI/CCAFS)

Four months after Paris, renewed urgency on climate action and financing

The world must move quickly to fulfill the promise of the climate change agreement reached in Paris four months ago and accelerate low-carbon growth, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on the opening day of the Spring Meetings. More than 190 countries came together last December to pledge to do their part to… Read more »

Flore de Préneuf / World Bank

Photo Flore de Préneuf / World Bank

Green Growth: Putting Morocco in the Lead against Climate Change

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Morocco’s vision of inclusive green growth is based on better management of natural resources to generate more jobs, value and wellbeing from existing assets. The end of fossil fuel subsidies has favored an increase in renewable energy investments and allowed government spending on social programs to go up. Strategies for agriculture and fisheries… Read more »