The continued growth of global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and their likely adverse effects on global warming are focusing debate on the contribution of various countries to total emissions and the comparability of efforts across countries in mitigating these emissions.

Poor governance is a major impediment to achieving development outcomes of the forest sector. It results in losses of income, employment, government revenues, and local and global environmental services. However, at present, no comprehensive guide to reforming forest governance has been developed.

The estimates for additional investments needed in developing countries to tackle the mitigation challenge are far beyond the currently available resources.

Rapidly increasing emissions of carbon dioxide from the transport sector, particularly in urban areas, is a major

This report by World Bank suggests that an effective climate deal needs to frame development and climate within a single agenda. It shows how the global response to climate change can strengthen, rather than undermine, development in the world's poorest countries.

The EACC study has two broad objectives: to develop a global estimate of adaptation costs for informing the international community

The Project is a US$ 1 .I billion urban transport project which was approved on June 18, 2002. Of this total amount, US$463 million i s financed by an IBRD Loan and US$92 million by an IDA credit whereas the remaining US$568 million i s financed by the Government of India.

This report by Jon Padgham identifies and summarizes potential climate change impacts on agriculture in the developing world, examines causes of vulnerability, and suggests where investments are needed to better climate-proof agriculture.

This report describes a

This document presents the World Bank Group

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