Environment

Myanmar Revises Poverty Measure to Reflect Needs of Population in 2015

The Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance H.E. U Set Aung joined the World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Ms. Victoria Kwakwa in a launch event for the second volume of the Myanmar Poverty Assessment.

Green Growth is Key to Bangladesh’s Upper-Middle Income Country Vision

Dhaka and other cities face severe air and water pollution due to rapid and unplanned urbanization. To achieve an upper-middle income status, Bangladesh must check environmental degradation, particularly in the urban areas and become climate resilient...

World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies

The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines on 11 December - one day after Human Rights Day (10...

Greenpeace Netherlands leaks EU-Mercosur trade papers

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