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Weather Patterns that Fueled Great Smoky Mountains Forest Fire Could Increase with Climate Change

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fires
Wildfire at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fires

ADVISORY: Press Call: Will G20 Deliver on Climate and Clean Energy?

  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
Research

Going in the Right Direction?

3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Insights

Three Lessons from Japan's Climate Finance - Coal Controversy

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
All development finance, not just climate finance, ultimately needs to be consistent with climate goals. Photo credit: peggdavis66, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

US, Japan Pledge $4.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund, but Are the Conditions Fair?

  • Equity
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
A flooded rice field in Japan. Photo by Phil Hendley/FLICKR.
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Insights

With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Insights

Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

What Is the Role for Transformation in Adaptation?

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
Authors of a paper on transformational adaptation have deemed the development of wheat-resistant maize in Africa “transformative." Photo credit: WorldFish, Flickr 2012
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
Insights

4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Lighting for the base of the Pyramid. | Photo Credit: Frank van der Vlueten, Flickr 2009
  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Research

Weaving the Net

The Green Climate Fund: From Inception to Launch

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund

The Difficulty of Defining Adaptation Finance

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Finance
Climate change threatens Arabica coffee plants in Colombia. Credit: CIAT/flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Finance

Overview of Delivering on the Clean Energy Economy

  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Timeline: A Look at Extreme Weather and Climate Events in 2013

  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases

U.S. Faces a Week of Extreme Weather and Signs of Climate Action

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
Data

Volume of ADB Energy Finance that Considers Climate Change

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks

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