New co-chairs and new Board members offer the GCF an opportunity to steady the ship after last year’s ructions
The latest GCF Board avoids another ride off a cliff-edge, but what did we learn about its basic functionality?
If you should never waste a good crisis, now is surely the time to make some changes at the GCF
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
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?
Much sideways but also some forward movement at the GCF’s latest Board meeting
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
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.
We listen in on the 18th Green Climate Fund Board meeting, and wonder why there aren’t readily visible metrics to guide the most important vehicle in climate finance.