As climate finance reaches just a fraction of needs in 2016, we ask if it’s time to review its architecture and institutions
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
We discuss why climate finance isn’t getting to the grassroots with Clare Shakya at the IIED
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?
Green bond issuance is rocketing. But is it in a Paris-linked orbit? We join the largest ever gathering on this new market to take some soundings
In the second of our two pieces on adaptation, we look at how hybrid finance and the private sector are starting to address the urgent need for adaptation finance
In the first of two pieces on adaptation, we try to tease out what’s going on with (or perhaps going wrong with) adaptation finance. In the second piece, next week, we will look at possible solutions to scale.
Triodos Investment Management tells us how a leading impact investor is combatting climate change, improving lives and earning a well-balanced return
As countries start to wrestle with turning NDCs into investable pipeline, we talk to a leading proponent of green investment banks as vital tools for unlocking capital
As COP22 closes, we offer some quick first impressions from the “COP of action”