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Climate change and the World Bank Group : phase 1, an evaluation of World Bank win-win energy policy reforms.

Author: Kenneth M Chomitz; World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group.; World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Climate change threatens to derail development, even as development pumps ever-greater quantities of carbon dioxide into an atmosphere already polluted with two centuries of Western emissions. The World Bank, with a newly articulated strategic framework on development and climate change, must confront these entangled threats in helping its clients to carve out a sustainable growth path. This phase of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Chomitz; World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group.; World Bank.
ISBN: 9780821378502 0821378503 9780821378557 0821378554
OCLC Number: 297146473
Notes: "Kenneth Chomitz was the evaluation manager and main author for this study"--Page xiii.
Description: xxxix, 127 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction, scope, and motivation --
National policies and climate change --
World Bank operations and climate change --
Subsidies and energy pricing --
Efficiency policies --
Natural gas flaring --
Findings and recommendations.
Other Titles: IEG World Bank

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