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 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.
The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and Ricardo Energy & Environment have recently launched a “quick-start guide” to planning for NDC implementation.
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The latest GCF Board meeting clears the decks of projects in an effort to free up a policy logjam
Australia’s performance on climate change appears to lack ambition and be full of contradictions. Is political stalemate endangering its Paris commitments?
We listen in to some testy exchanges at the GCF Board, and suggest some tests to lift the Fund’s functionality and effectiveness
We talk to Climate Policy Initiative about a public-private partnership to help scale finance for NDC mitigation and adaptation
We talk to C40 about how the world’s largest cities are starting to take a lead in combatting climate change and its effects
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.