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Recommended Read – DevExplains: Green Climate Funds

13/01/2018

A thoughtful article by Fatima Arkin on Devex Newswire on the climate funds.

Finance guide for policy-makers: Renewable energy, green infrastructure

18/12/2017

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A guide for policymakers on how to talk to (and understand the mindset of) the world of private finance

Recommended Read: scaling up investment in low-carbon energy

02/12/2017

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A Virtuous Circle:  scaling up investment in low-carbon energy Our recommended read this week is a report put out by Christian Aid at COP23 and mainly authored by … Continue reading Recommended Read: scaling up investment in low-carbon energy

COP23 Launches

26/11/2017

As ever at COP, there were scores of announcements of launches of all kinds (some possibly relaunches…) This digest of some of the more noteworthy comes thanks to the Climate Briefing Service.

Climate Finance Accelerator: A video explainer

19/11/2017

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This video, designed for financiers and non-financiers alike, explains how the CFA works and why it’s so necessary.

Climate Finance: Treading water?

11/11/2017

The latest CPI climate finance stocktake finds mixed messages on progress

COP23: What might happen, and why

06/11/2017

E3G present some possible ways COP23 might play out, using their experienced-based Scenarios methodology

Recommended Read: Green Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

28/10/2017

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In the latest of our “Recommended Reads” we direct you to a recent and rather alarming report on “green FDI” by the GreenInvest platform of the G20.

THE PARIS FINANCE MAP, PART 3: WHAT NEEDS ADDING OR REDRAWING?

23/10/2017

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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

Greening Financial Flows: what progress has been made in the development banks?

14/10/2017

This E3G briefing compares progress among the development banks in terms of their green to brown ratio. Interestingly, analysis finds some fossil finance is actually being counted as climate finance.

The Paris Finance Map, Part 2: The Influencers

07/10/2017

In the second of our 3-parter, we look at how those who influence financial actors are contributing to raising the $ trillions

Water is being added to the Paris mix

23/09/2017

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Evidence is growing that cities and business are gearing up to meet Paris-related water challenges and opportunities.