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Biden’s World Bank pick looks to link climate and development goals

Ajay Banga will begin a monthlong “global listening tour” to drum up support for his nomination to be the bank’s next president.
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U.S. picks Ajay Banga to lead World Bank

President Biden tapped the former Mastercard chief executive to run an organization that found itself mired in controversy after comments by the current president about climate change.
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Why World Bank head’s resignation is good news for climate crisis fight

David Malpass’s decision to quit has delighted frustrated developing nations, donors, experts and campaigners.

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World Bank chief to step down after climate controversy

David Malpass announced his resignation months after he sparked an outcry by refusing to acknowledge scientific consensus on climate change.

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World Bank president, dogged by climate questions, will step down early

David Malpass, under fire for months by critics who accused him of climate denialism, said he would resign in June, a year before his term ends.
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Credibility questions dog World Bank president at climate summit

David Malpass, the president of the World Bank, arrived at the United Nations climate summit on a mission to prove he and his institution are fully engaged in efforts to curb global warming and assist poor nations battered by increasingly severe droughts, fires and storms.

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World Bank’s president survives climate gaffe, but its fossil fuel policy may not

David Malpass' job as president of the World Bank appears safe despite calls for his ouster by climate advocates, but the recent controversy over his climate views may have helped ram through changes to help clean energy despite his resistance.