Climate Finance: Pipelines, Landscapes and a Helicopter View07/12/2018
As COP 24 gets under way, a flurry of reports have been published on the state of climate and green finance
Bargaining in Bahrain: Geo-politics comes to the GCF06/11/2018
The latest GCF Board avoids another ride off a cliff-edge, but what did we learn about its basic functionality?
We can do the science, so why not the finance?17/10/2018
The IPCC report sets out clear pathways to 1.5 degrees. But how do we turn these into financing strategies?
When adaptation is no longer the answer …01/10/2018
In many places, relocation of communities away from coastal areas has already begun
Paris Finance: Building Capacity but not Community?10/09/2018
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
A New Job Spec for the Next GCF Head?28/08/2018
If you should never waste a good crisis, now is surely the time to make some changes at the GCF
‘Hot Air’ in the Paris Agreement Carbon Markets?13/08/2018
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
Gearing up for green-bond growth06/08/2018
We catch-up with the Climate Bonds Initiative for thoughts on trends and challenges in a $400+ billion market
UNDP and Paris Finance: Finding Pathways to Efficiency24/07/2018
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
Tributes Flow in for Pioneer of Green Finance15/07/2018
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
GCF in Meltdown07/07/2018
Amid extraordinary scenes, the GCF’s 20th Board meeting ends with the resignation of its Executive Director, Howard Bamsey. What and where next for the most important climate fund?