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Ending Tropical Deforestation: REDD+: Lessons from National and Subnational Implementation

REDD+—which stands for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries—debuted on the global stage more than a decade ago. The idea prompted high...

Ending Tropical Deforestation: Mining Global Financial Data to Increase Transparency and Reduce Drivers of Deforestation

The climate and forest community has not yet harnessed the full power of the information age to create transparency in the global commodities markets. There exists a wealth of global financial data that can reveal the financial drivers of deforestation. Using the power of big data, forest...

Exploring Metrics to Measure the Climate Progress of Banks

Banks are under pressure to disclose how their lending and investment activities affect global climate goals, but have struggled to choose the right metrics. New research provides insight into which metrics public- and private-sector banks can use, depending on asset class, to report on the...

Finance for adaptation and resilience remains modest relative to estimated needs, and adaptation remains largely dependent on grant funding from public sources. Yet, public finance for resilience can be invested more effectively.

Strengthen key policies and governance elements in strategically-important institutions in order to promote financing for sustainable activities and discourage financing for unsustainable ones.

Promote NDC financing by identifying key capacity bottlenecks developing products designed at loosening those constraints.

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