Abha Joshi-Ghani, Director of Leadership, Learning and Innovation in the World Bank Group, blogs about the importance of knowledge exchange among cities and continuous learning to scale up climate change.
The intense focus on climate change and the need to accurately understand current and projected climate risks highlights the need for accessible, robust, and high-quality climate data. However, knowing where to access the most robust, currently available climate science and data is only part of the
EO data can be used to bring high-resolution insight to inform a range of decisions, from informing ‘climate-adaptive’ building design to helping to identify opportunities for climate-resilient development and economic activities in coastal areas
This e-course acquaints development practitioners on the importance of screening a project for climate and disaster risks early in operations design and illustrates how to undertake climate and disaster risk screening using the screening tools developed by the Climate Change Group of the World Bank.