World climate talks convened in oil and gas-rich Qatar on Monday, and many eyes have turned to the U.S. Will it be receptive to a climate treaty in light of the devastation reaped on the Northeast by Superstorm Sandy? Can the world agree to a treaty?
Nov 28, 2012 The Hill's Energy & Environment Blog
Howard Schneider examines a recent study by the World Bank, issued as a call-to-action for the international community not merely to curb, but to plan for and mitigate the crises that a 4°C rise in global temperatures would bring.
Nov 20, 2012 The Washington Post
As China goes car crazy, a new crowdsourcing website seeks to address the needs of Beijing's lowly pedestrians and bicyclists, reports Nate Berg.
Jul 26, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Defying logic, as the world entered recession its poorest made inroads out of "extreme poverty" according to a new World Bank report. In 2009 a similar report predicted just the opposite would happen due to recession. Why the improvement?
Mar 13, 2012 The New York Times - World
After an extended history of favoring rural areas over metropolitan ones, The World Bank appears to be changing course.
Jan 3, 2010 Citiwire.net
The World Bank recently released its 10-year strategy for addressing urban issues, focusing specifically on slum areas. <em>Next American City</em>'s Josh Leon takes a look at the plan and finds much to be desired.
Nov 24, 2009 Next American City