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
Finance for NDCs is given a new tool as aggregation and securitisation financing techniques are combined with Paris-approved carbon instruments
We look at how the UN’s development arm is using innovative financing structures to create partnerships between public and private finance targeting implementation of the NDCs
David Saddington, a 25-year-old climate change consultant, explains the plans to scale up NDCi.global as a convening point for Paris finance, and appeals for support. NDCi.global has a … Continue reading Support a Future “Paris Finance Community” Vital for the NDCs