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Climate Finance: Pipelines, Landscapes and a Helicopter View

As COP 24 gets under way, a flurry of reports have been published on the state of climate and green finance

We can do the science, so why not the finance?

We can do the science, so why not the finance?

The IPCC report sets out clear pathways to 1.5 degrees. But how do we turn these into financing strategies?

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When adaptation is no longer the answer …

When adaptation is no longer the answer …

In many places, relocation of communities away from coastal areas has already begun

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Paris Finance: Building Capacity but not Community?

Paris Finance: Building Capacity but not Community?

Much is being tried to build capacity to implement the Paris agreement in individual developing countries, but we are doing almost nothing to build the professional community that’s needed globally. Trust is one of the casualties

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A New Job Spec for the Next GCF Head?

A New Job Spec for the Next GCF Head?

If you should never waste a good crisis, now is surely the time to make some changes at the GCF

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Green bonds: a different take on ‘additionality’

As the green bond market grows, the discussion around ‘additionality’ has increased in importance. However, we must keep a longer term view in mind when discussing the topic, argues Jacob Michaelsen.


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  • New research from Influence Map shows that major investors, including Blackrock and Axa, have benn saying one thing and doing entirely another when it comes to coal. Investors with a combined $40 trillion in capital market assets have increased the holdings of thermal coal reserves in their funds by more than 20% since the Paris Agreement

  • The unfamiliarity of international investors with banks in the region, despite their good credit ratings, is probably the main reason why green bond issuance in Southeast Asia is so weak, says Eco-Business

  • New research by C40 Cities says that 94 world cities could deliver nearly $600 billion of benefits via strategies such as green transport and improved building codes, combatting climate change and human health problems at the same time

  • Possibly the most interesting detail of the World Bank’s announcement of its doubling its climate finance to $200 billion during 2021-25 is the $50 billion earmarked for direct spending on adaptation