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
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
Download the Open Road Alliance Roadblock Analysis Report A recent report from the Open Road Alliance – a philanthropic initiative that steps in with emergency or bridge funding … Continue reading Roadblocks: What goes wrong when trying to get projects grant-funded?
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.
In this addition to the growing body of thinking on Green [Investment] Banks (GIBs), Angela Whitney and Paul Bodnar of the Rocky Mountain Institute look at where might be an appropriate solution for countries seeking to take “ownership” of their climate finance in support of achieving their NDCs.
Making the climate funds more efficient is no longer a bureaucratic exercise that can be endlessly put off, but a moral imperative
First impressions from COP23, as Fiji commandeers the city of Beethoven
As climate finance reaches just a fraction of needs in 2016, we ask if it’s time to review its architecture and institutions
This week we look at our respondents’ thoughts on issues such as the climate funds, the role of philanthropy, the efficacy of technical assistance, where they source their information on Paris finance, and their more general thoughts on where we stand in the process.
No less than three reports have just been published by prominent think-tanks on the architecture of climate finance. Are we witnessing the beginnings of a movement to change the way climate finance providers work?