The IPCC report sets out clear pathways to 1.5 degrees. But how do we turn these into financing strategies?
The UN climate science panel has released its summary of the evidence around the tougher climate goal demanded by vulnerable countries. Climate Home breaks it down.
In many places, relocation of communities away from coastal areas has already begun
Convergence, the global network for blended finance to support the SDGs, has published a second “State of Blended Finance” report. This finds that some $100 billion has been … Continue reading A Vision for Blended Finance?
If you should never waste a good crisis, now is surely the time to make some changes at the GCF
The Stockholm Environment Institute has published a report that provides extensive colour and nuance on how farming communities adapt to climate change and the issues that surround it. … Continue reading Adapting Adaptation
In the face of uncertainty over what many NDCs actually imply for GHG reductions, carbon markets based on the Paris agreement need practical solutions on double counting and additionality
Of all the topics that generate (generally fruitless) discussion at GCF board meetings, one of the most prominent must be arguments about whether a project is adaptation or … Continue reading Breaking through the “False Dichotomy” of Adaptation vs Development
If you’re in a green bond mood after reading our main piece this week, the CBI has just issued a handy summary of goings on at the policy … Continue reading Public sector green bond action around the world from the first half of 2018.
We catch-up with the Climate Bonds Initiative for thoughts on trends and challenges in a $400+ billion market