World Bank’s David Malpass Says He Is Not Resigning Amid Criticism of His Climate Views


David Malpass, president of the World Bank, at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Moran, Wyo., last month.


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WASHINGTON—World Bank President

David Malpass

said Friday he wasn’t resigning from his position amid calls from climate advocates for him to step down over his views on climate change.

Mr. Malpass also said the bank’s shareholders—governments around the world led by the U.S.—haven’t asked him to resign. Mr. Malpass, who was nominated to lead the bank by former President

Donald Trump,

was speaking in an interview with Politico.

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