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WB wants to fuel hydel project

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2009

KATHMANDU, OCT 09 - Almost 15 years after pulling out from the proposed 201-MW Arun III Hydropower Project that effectively killed the project, the World Bank (WB) has proposed investing in a hydel project with the capacity exceeding 100 MW. The bank offered loan for such a...

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Subject Tags: World Bank

World Bank Looks to Help Developing Nations With Carbon Capture and ...

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2009

Norway and the World Bank are in discussions over setting up a new trust fund to help developing countries create and deploy carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

The fund is still in the planning stages, and World Bank officials declined to discuss it beyond...

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Climate-change adaptation to cost $75-90 bn a year: World Bank

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2009

BANGKOK: Climate-change adaptation is
likely to cost developing countries $75-90 bn annually from 2010 to 2050,
according to a study released Wednesday by the World Bank.

Based on
an assumption that global temperatures would rise at least two degrees...

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Subject Tags: Technology , World Bank

Delhi govt seeks World Bank aid for improving its departments

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2009

Delhi Government today gave a presentation to a World Bank team seeking financial and technical assistance to improve performance of Delhi Jal Board and its transport department. The Delhi Jal Board has sought assistance from the World Bank to ...

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Generate energy in greener ways, World Bank urges India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2009

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 400 million people in India have no access to electricity and providing this is an obvious priority for planners. But producing electricity from coal — the main source now — adds to global warming, leading the World Bank to urge India to move to...

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Climate smart’ world within reach: World Bank report

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 17, 2009

‘Climate smart’ world within reach: World Bank report

* Report says geography, high levels of poverty, population density leave South Asian countries particularly vulnerableStaff ReportISLAMABAD: The global climate problem can be solved, achieving a “climate smart”...

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India among most vulnerable to climate change: World Bank

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2009

South Asian countries, in particular India, are among the most vulnerable parts of the world to be badly hit by climate change, a World Bank report said today. The 'World Development Report 2010: Development and Climate Change', which was released by ...

Subject Tags: India , Technology , World Bank