As the green bond market grows, the discussion around ‘additionality’ has increased in importance. However, we must keep a longer term view in mind when discussing the topic, argues Jacob Michaelsen.
How major global corporations are finding revenue streams in the SDGs
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.
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?
As a companion piece to our main blog this week, read former UNFCCC chief Yvo de Boer’s thoughts in Climate Home News on a way forward out of … Continue reading Time for a Climate Action Conductor?
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
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.
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
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To complement the piece by Junji Hatano this week, we reprint one of our most-read “primers,” where Tom Murley looks at techniques for project financing.