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
As a companion piece to our main blog this week, read former UNFCCC chief Yvo de Boer’s thoughts in Climate Home News on a way forward out of … Continue reading Time for a Climate Action Conductor?
Tessa Tennant, a pioneer of sustainable investment and co-founder of this website, has died of cancer aged 59. We look at her career and summarise the tributes
How a ‘covered’ green bond structure could help developing countries meet their NDCs under the Paris Agreement
We revisit this online tool that allows analysis and comparison of NDCs across 57 topics – first launched at the Marrakech COP.
The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and Ricardo Energy & Environment have recently launched a “quick-start guide” to planning for NDC implementation.
We take a look at structures that intelligently separate out risks and cashflows, and that are becoming increasingly used in the green transition
We review a new report on what’s being learned from a type of climate finance that pays out when pre-agreed results are achieved
This week, as a kind of mid-summer “holiday read”, we offer you Chapter 1 of Jeremy Leggett’s engaging new book, The Test. Can the world unite in the apparently simple task of bringing basic lighting to the unlit?
We talk to the Climate Bonds Initiative about developments and lessons learned in 2016