LIFELINES OR EARLY MOVERS? PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN THE POOREST NATIONS26/06/2017
Earlier this year we spoke with the LDC Group and IIED about private sector channels for NDC financing in the world’s poorest countries already on the frontline of climate change.
Scale is the name of the game19/06/2017
Earlier this month in London, the FT-IFC Transformational Business Awards paid tribute to ground-breaking and innovative business solutions to today’s development challenges. This week we take a look at some of the winners and their backers.
An American Out of Paris: What might US withdrawal mean for climate finance?10/06/2017
Following Trump’s statement on the US pulling out of the Paris agreement, we seek to identify the red flags to look out for, which could undermine NDC financing.
Briefing: The Greening of Stock Exchanges?03/06/2017
In the second of what we intend as a periodic series of thematic briefings, we look at a cohort of institutions that (possibly uniquely) have twin roles as both markets and regulators.
THE PARIS FINANCE MAP, PART 3: WHAT NEEDS ADDING OR REDRAWING?27/05/2017
In the final part of our series on the Paris finance landscape, we look at how the roles of some actors could be redefined or rationalised. We also identify some new landscape features urgently needed to speed and scale up financial flows
The Paris Finance Map, Part 2: The Influencers24/05/2017
In the second of our 3-parter, we look at how those who influence financial actors are contributing to raising the $ trillions
Mapping the finance for Paris: Who’s who and where?13/05/2017
In the first of a three-part series, we look at the emerging landscape of Paris finance and how the actors are assembling
An NGO Agenda for Bonn09/05/2017
This is a collation of 6 tweets from Oxfam’s Senior Policy Adviser for Climate Change Jan Kowalzig, which we thought provided a useful NGO perspective on the Bonn … Continue reading An NGO Agenda for Bonn
Springtime in Bonn, but another season passes without progress on finance?05/05/2017
As the UNFCCC holds its half-year sessions we present some thoughts on what’s at stake in this round of talks
It’s time for an agreed climate change scenario so adaptation planning can advance28/04/2017
We speak to the lead author of a thought-provoking report on the challenges to adaptation planning and finance even in developed countries
Adapting to adaptation21/04/2017
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