World Bank proposes further integration of SLCP reduction into its projects
8:24 AM MDT | September 5, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez
The World Bank (Washington) is identifying ways to do more to reduce the emission of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP)—such as methane and tropospheric ozone, black carbon, and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)—according to Integration of short-lived climate pollutants in World Bank activities, a new report published by the bank this week. The review highlights how World Bank activities are already contributing to the reduction of SLCPs. Between 2007 and 2012, 7.7% of World Bank commitments—approximately $18 billion— went into...
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