|World Bank Launches 'Apps for Climate' Competition |
|||The competition is asking entrants to use open data to create innovative software applications that can help solve some of the development problems that climate change poses.|
Empower Women and Be Better Prepared for Climate Change, says World Bank Study 
|||A new World Bank study shows that women can be an important force for change as countries grapple with the impacts of climate change and prepare to adapt to them.|
Development Banks Agree New Partnership for Climate Action in Cities 
|||Five Multilateral Development Banks, who are lending some $8.4 billion annually for climate action in cities, agreed today on a new partnership to combat global warming.|
World Bank Improves Access to Valuable Climate Change Data 
|||A new Climate Change Knowledge Portal includes visualization tools depicting temperature and rainfall scenarios to the year 2100, linking users to more than 250 indicators, and risk profiles for 31 countries.|
Climate Change Brings Opportunity Alongside Challenges for Africa 
|||The World Bank Group has about $7 billion in planned investments to help Africa deal with climate change, which range from helping countries come to terms with climate risks to shifting to renewable forms of energy.|
Turning to the Sun to Manage Tomorrow's Biggest Challenges 
With a plan to commission five commercial-scale solar plants, Morocco is taking the lead in confronting climate change head-on with support from the World Bank.
World Bank Group Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati to attend Durban Climate Conference 
World Bank Group Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati will travel to Durban to attend the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Taking Action on Climate Change 
Ahead of the climate summit in Durban, the World Bank's Special Envoy for Climate Change Andrew Steer describes how the Bank is helping countries tackle the challenges of climate change.
Renewables and World Bank's Energy Lending 
|||The World Bank Group’s renewable energy portfolio increased from a total of $3.1 billion between fiscal years 2008-09 to $4.9 billion in 2010-11.|