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
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?
If you should never waste a good crisis, now is surely the time to make some changes at the GCF
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
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?
We take soundings as the World Bank’s annual climate finance event showcases in Frankfurt.
A new report from E3G looks at the performance of the main development banks in support of both short and long-term climate finance needs.
Given their key role in supporting the blended finance structures that will be critical for Paris implementation, NDCi.global has devoted quite a lot of coverage to the development banks and the climate funds. In support of Dr Wright’s piece this week, we provide a quick digest for possible further reading.
The market is segmented like any other, but confusion often abounds
Making the climate funds more efficient is no longer a bureaucratic exercise that can be endlessly put off, but a moral imperative