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  • More IDB Support for Mexico’s Climate Change Agenda

    Thursday, September 17th, 2009

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB supports second stage of Mexico’s climate change agenda

    Reforms linked to new loan will help mitigate the impacts and reduce vulnerability to climate change in energy, transportation, agriculture, tourism and water resources

    Mexico will implement an ambitious climate change program that includes mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and strengthening climate-related institutions, as […]

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    World Bank: “Climate Smart” World Possible / Banco Mundial: es posible lograr un mundo con enfoque climático inteligente / Banco Mundial: Um Mundo “Climaticamente Inteligente” É Possível

    Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

    From the World Bank:
    ‘Climate Smart’ World Within Reach, says World Bank
    Developing countries can shift to lower-carbon paths while promoting development and reducing poverty, but this depends on financial and technical assistance from high-income countries, says a new World Bank report released today. High-income countries also need to act quickly to reduce their carbon footprints […]

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    IDB Funds Coal-Fired Power Plants in Brazil / O BID vai financiar usinas termelétricas a carvão no Brasil

    Friday, March 20th, 2009

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    Brazil expands energy supply in Northeastern region with IDB financing

    Innovative agreement will partially offset CO2 emissions by promoting renewable energy projects and greenhouse gas reduction research

    Brazil will add 1,080 megawatts (MW) of electric power in the Northeastern states of Ceará and Maranhão with the construction of two coal-fired power plants […]

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    Bolivia Identified for Scaled-Up Climate Change Adaptation Funding / Se eligieron Bolivia para recibir mayor financiamento para fines de adaptación al cambio climático

    Friday, January 30th, 2009

    From the World Bank:
    Climate Investment Funds: Countries Identified For Scaled-Up Adaptation Funding

    Governments make decisions on climate resilience pilot program

    Developed and developing country governments gave an important signal for action on adaptation yesterday by deciding which countries will be offered funding under a pilot program within the US$6 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF).
    Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cambodia, Mozambique, […]

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    And Now, the Climate Investment Funds…

    Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

    No sooner do I provide you with a list of carbon funds, than the World Bank adds to the list! To read more about the CIF, click on this link.
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    From the World Bank:
    World Bank Board Approves Climate Investment Funds
    Targeting $5 billion over next three years to support developing countries
    The World Bank Board of Executive […]

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