Wth the upcoming COP 23 in Bonn marking the passage of another year since the Paris agreement was signed, we thought it would be useful to take the pulse of NDCi.global’s readership via a survey. In this two-parteron the results, we look this week at definitions of climate and green finance, the pace we’re going at, the preparedness of governments and the private sector, whether we need a “finance director” to coordinate finance aspects of the Paris Agreement, and the performance of the DFIs
We listen in on the 18th Green Climate Fund Board meeting, and wonder why there aren’t readily visible metrics to guide the most important vehicle in climate finance.
As another year passes towards 2020 and COP23 approaches, we’re gathering views on how climate finance is shaping up and what you would like to see happen to unlock the flows.
We wrap-up on the inaugural Climate Finance Accelerator with the lessons learned
This is a digest of the ‘real-time’ articles published by shared learning expert Nicola Millson during the CFA.
As the UNFCCC holds its half-year sessions we present some thoughts on what’s at stake in this round of talks
We speak to the lead author of a thought-provoking report on the challenges to adaptation planning and finance even in developed countries
We look at the conundrum of a global challenge that shows up very locally, and at how we avoid a top-down mentality but still avoid reinventing wheels
We talk to the Asian Development Bank’s climate change chief, Preety Bhandari, about the Bank’s new strategy and action plan in this field
We talk to the lead finance author of the Quick-Start Guide to NDC Implementation for some tips on getting started with NDC investment