World Bank to give $200bn to combat climate change. (December 03, 2018)

Addis Ababa, December 3, 2018 – The World Bank Group today announced that it
would invest 200 billion US dollars to support countries taking action against
climate change from 2021-25.
Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank, said the world’s poorest and most
vulnerable are at the greatest risk from climate change and he urged the wider
global community to follow its lead.
He said “We are pushing ourselves to do more and to go faster on climate and we
call on the global community to do the same. This is about putting countries and
communities in charge of building a safer, more climate-resilient future.”

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