Showing posts with label World Bank. Show all posts
Showing posts with label World Bank. Show all posts

Friday, September 09, 2016

Air pollution costs global economy trillions of dollars

Premature deaths related to air pollution cost trillions of U.S. dollars for the world in 2013, according to a study by the World Bank.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

World's richest 10% produce half of carbon emissions

The world's richest 10 percent produce around half of all carbon emissions, while the poorest half of the world's population - 3.5 billion people - is responsible for just 10 percent of carbon emissions, despite being the most threatened by the catastrophic storms, droughts, and other severe weather shocks linked to climate change, according to a new Oxfam report, released during the ongoing climate talks in Paris.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Climate change can force 100 mln into poverty by 2030

Climate change could push an additional 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 if the world fails to take actions, the World Bank warned in a report released Sunday.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

World must redouble efforts on sustainable energy goals (UN-backed report)

The world must redouble its efforts to achieve universal access to sustainable energy by 2030 through increasing energy investments and transferring technology to countries with less capacity, said a UN-backed report released Monday.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

‘Shameful’: World loses up to third of produced food, World Bank says

The world loses a staggering one-quarter to one-third of all food produced for human consumption, according to the World Bank’s quarterly Food Price Watch report, with the developed world leading the wastage.
The world is losing 25 to 33 percent of the food it produces – nearly 4 billion metric tons - according to estimates from the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Association (FAO) and the World Resources Institute.
In regions suffering from malnourishment, such as Africa and South East Asia, this translates as 400 to 500 calories per person per day and in the developed world up to 1,520 calories.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

ΥΠΕΚΑ: Συνάντηση του Υπουργού ΠΕΚΑ, Γιάννη Μανιάτη, με στελέχη της Παγκόσμιας Τράπεζας και της Task Force

ΥΠΕΚΑ, Αθήνα, 28 Αυγούστου 2013

Συνάντηση με υψηλόβαθμα στελέχη της Παγκόσμιας Τράπεζας (World Bank) και της Ομάδας Τεχνικής Βοήθειας της ΕΕ για την Ελλάδα (Task Force) είχε ο Υπουργός Περιβάλλοντος, Ενέργειας και Κλιματικής Αλλαγής, Γιάννης Μανιάτης, σήμερα Τετάρτη 28 Αυγούστου, στο ΥΠΕΚΑ.
Στο επίκεντρο της συζήτησης βρέθηκε η πορεία και υλοποίηση του προγράμματος τεχνικής βοήθειας που εδώ και ένα χρόνο η Παγκόσμια Τράπεζα σε συνεργασία με την Task Force παρέχουν στην Ελλάδα σχετικά με την βελτίωση του επιχειρηματικού κλίματος και επενδυτικών ευκαιριών.

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