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Author Chomitz, Kenneth M.

Title Climate change and the World Bank Group : phase 1, an evaluation of World Bank win-win energy policy reforms
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 127 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Abbreviations and Terminology; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Executive Summary; Management Response; Chairperson's Summary: Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE); Statements by the External Review Panel: Climate Evaluation, Phase I; 1 Introduction, Scope, and Motivation; Figures; Tables; 2 National Policies and Climate Change; Boxes; 3 World Bank Operations and Climate Change; 4 Subsidies and Energy Pricing; 5 Efficiency Policies; 6 Natural Gas Flaring; 7 Findings and Recommendations; Appendixes; Endnotes; References
Summary 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 evaluation assesses the Bank's experience with key win-win policies in the energy sector
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-127)
Notes Print version record
Subject World Bank.
World Bank.
Energy policy -- Environmental aspects
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects
Climatic changes -- Government policy.
Greenhouse gas mitigation.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy.
environmental policy.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Energy.
SCIENCE -- Energy.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects.
Climatic changes -- Government policy.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Energy policy -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy.
Greenhouse gas mitigation.
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group.
World Bank.
ISBN 9780821378557