This report, Carbon Markets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in a Warming World: An evaluation of the World Bank group’s support to carbon finance, evaluates the World Bank Group's role and contributions to carbon finance. It provides an overview of carbon markets, the changing dynamics the markets are operating within, and Bank Group's perspective on the future of carbon financing.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), World Bank Group
In the context of the OECD, UN Environment and World Bank Group's "Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure" initiative, this synthesis report identifies six transformative areas that have the potential to help the different financial actors move beyond an incremental approach to the low-carbon transition towards the transformational agenda needed for decisive action.
World Bank Group, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
Where Sun Meets Water: Floating solar market report presents an overview of floating solar technologies, current deployment market and future opportunities, challenges related to floating solar deployment, policies and regulatory considerations, and current costs and project structuring.
African Development Bank (AfDB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), European Investment Bank (EIB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank Group
The MDBs’ latest joint report on climate financing said $27.9 billion, or 79 per cent of the 2017 total, was devoted to climate mitigation projects that aim to reduce harmful emissions and slow down global warming.
The State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018 report and series reflects on the growing momentum for carbon pricing worldwide. It targets the wide audience of public and private stakeholders engaged in carbon pricing design and implementation.
This report, Beyond Crop per Drop: Assessing agricultural water productivity and efficiency in a maturing water economy, aims to shed further light on conceptual issues as, the methods used for measuring agricultural water productivity and efficiency, and the application of these concepts and methods in different contexts—all of which influence the choice of interventions and the evaluation of their implementation.
Before It’s Too Late: Deriving sustainable value from wildlife in the western Congo Basin presents lessons from international experience for creating economic value from wildlife to help address the rapid decline of wildlife resources in the the Western Congo Basin while contributing to both poverty alleviation and conservation.
The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition Leadership Report serves as the Coalition's annual report by providing the latest on the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) activities while also aiming to inspire government and business leaders to take more action.
The report Water Scarce Cities: Thriving in a Finite World is an advocacy piece to raise awareness around the need to shift the typical way urban water has been managed and to share emerging principles and solutions that may improve urban water supply security in water scarce cities.