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World Bank suggests reprioritizing agricultural subsidies to combat climate change

World Bank suggests reprioritizing agricultural subsidies to combat climate change

The World Bank proposes shifting subsidies from high-emission foods like red meat and dairy to more sustainable options such as poultry and vegetables, aiming to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

Federica Di Sario reports for POLITICO.

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World Bank chief predicts climate push can survive Trump

Ajay Banga, nominated by President Joe Biden, is expanding the bank's climate portfolio.
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World Bank's climate reparations role draws criticism

The World Bank, known for its controversial history, now manages a climate reparations fund, sparking debate over its suitability for this role.

Naveena Sadasivam and Lylla Younes report for Grist.

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The World Bank is running the first-ever climate reparations fund. Nobody is happy about it

The U.S.-dominated World Bank has a track record of harming the very nations it purports to help.
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World Bank President Ajay Banga addresses climate change

Ajay Banga, who took over the top job in June, has prioritized global warming issues in his first months on the job.
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US, EU blamed as climate fund talks break down over World Bank push

Recriminations were spreading Saturday morning after the failure of talks on the creation of a new fund to help vulnerable countries rebuild from climate disasters.

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Fight over new climate fund dogs Biden as U.N. summit looms

Developing countries want rich, polluting nations to supply many billions of dollars to address climate damage. And they distrust Washington's motives.
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